Rodrigo Reyes

Born in Mexico City in 1983, he attended college in UC San Diego, as well as Madrid and Mexico City, earning a degree in International Studies. Reyes has channeled his multi-cultural background into becoming a filmmaker, creating films characterized by visceral, poetic images that capture intimate and raw portraits of reality.

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Purgatorio

(Rodrigo Reyes, 2013)

Reyes’ provocative essay film re-imagines the Mexico/US border as a mythical place comparable to Dante’s purgatory. Leaving politics aside, he takes a fresh look at the brutal beauty of the...