An award -winning political science fiction thriller, Sleep Dealer imagines the US/Mexican border in the future. After a family tragedy Memo Cruz heads north, meeting other migrant workers, falling in love and beginning to understand his past.
Avant-garde Russian director Sergei Eisenstein began ¡Que viva México!in 1930, but was unable to finish production. Grigori Aleksandrov compiled 30+ hours of black and white footage and released the film in 1979. In the prologue, episodes and epilogue the film depicts Mexican culture, history, and politics from pre-conquest civilization to the Mexican Revolution employing avant-garde and surrealist aesthetics along with Eisenstein's celebrated cinematic storytelling.