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Artists Talk with Augie Robles

Augie Robles, award-winning director of short film and video, will present a retrospective of his work in film and video

Tuesday, May 7, 2013
  4–6 p.m.


Location: Humanities Building 2212
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Category: Lecture

Description:

Augie Robles, an award-winning director of short film and video, will present a retrospective of his work in film and video from the early 1990s to the present, including a screening of his current festival favorite, "The Rookie and the Runner."  Robles began his career in moving image media with a series of singularly poetic, politically engaged works made in and around San Francisco's Mission District (some of which will be screened during his talk); holder of an MFA from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles, he has worked for many years as a film editor in the television industry, and was editor on director Aurora Guerrero's Mosquita y Mari as well as other independent productions; he has worked as a mentor to emerging filmmakers through OutFest Fusion's mentoring programs; and his 2012 short film, "The Rookie and the Runner," has been featured at seventeen (and counting!) film festivals worldwide from Los Angeles to Hamburg and beyond.



Additional Information: Queer Lab

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Queer Lab

Contact Information:
James Tobias
(951) 827-5301
james.tobias@ucr.edu