Rodrigo Reyes

Filmmaker Rodrigo Reyes is deeply grounded in his immigrant identity, using striking imagery to portray the contradictory nature of our shared world while revealing the potential for transformative change. Rodrigo has received the support of The Mexican Film Institute, Sundance and Tribeca Institutes, and his films have screened on PBS and Netflix. Rodrigo is a recipient of the prestigious Guggenheim and Creative Capital Awards, as well as the Rainin Fellowship and the SF Indie Vanguard Award. He has mentored the next generation of diverse artists as a member of the Board of Directors for Video Consortium and The Roxie Theater, and Co-Director of the BAVC Mediamaker Fellowship. In 2020, his film “499,” won Best Cinematography at Tribeca and the Special Jury Award at Hot Docs. In 2022, Rodrigo won the Best Film Award at Sheffield DocFest with “Sansón and Me,” which will broadcast on Independent Lens in 2023.