Alex Rivera is an award-winning filmmaker with more than 25 years of experience directing and producing documentaries, scripted feature films and new media, which explores themes of globalization, migration and technology. Rivera has guest lectured at 40 colleges and universities, speaks at conferences and serves on film juries. Rivera’s work is supported by the Ford Foundation, Creative Capital, and the Open Society Institute. Rivera is an associate professor in The Sidney Poitier New American Film School. He is a 2021 MacArthur Fellow.