Borders, Bridges, and a Better Life

Demián Bichir

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Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

Demian Bichir speaks in "The Southern Border," December 2013.

- Read "Demian Bichir discusses immigration,art with students in 'Southern Border' class," Kathleen Maclay's artcle for UC Berkeley News Center. 

Academy Award nominee Demián Bichir discussed his work and the borderland characters he often portrays during his Berkeley visit. Best known in the United States for playing leading roles in “A Better Life,” the FX series “The Bridge,” and the Showtime series “Weeds,” the Mexico City native’s next film, “Death in Buenos Aires,” is set in Argentina.


Interview with Harley Shaiken, Professor and Chair of CLAS, outside the Free Speech Movement Café at UC Berkeley.

Actor Demián Bichir speaks in a class at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir speaks in a class at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir speaks in a class at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
The class gives Demián Bichir a standing ovation, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
The class gives Demián Bichir a standing ovation, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir with students after speaking in a class at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir with students after speaking in a class at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir signs an autograph at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir signs an autograph at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir with students at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir with students at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir talks with students in the Free Speech Movement Café at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir talks with students in the Free Speech Movement Café at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir gives an interview at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir gives an interview at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Actor Demián Bichir at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir with CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken outside the Free Speech Movement Café at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Actor Demián Bichir with CLAS Chair Harley Shaiken outside the Free Speech Movement Café at Berkeley, December 2013. (Photo by Jim Block.)

 

Actor Demián Bichir with Beatriz Manz and Harley Shaiken at Berkeley, December 2013.
Actor Demián Bichir with Beatriz Manz and Harley Shaiken at Berkeley, December 2013.

Actor Demián Bichir in "A Better Life." (Image courtesy of Chris Weitz.)
Actor Demián Bichir in "A Better Life." (Image courtesy of Chris Weitz.)