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David Alvarado

Structure Films

David Alvarado is an award-winning documentary filmmaker with a passion for science, philosophy, and human rights. After earning his B.A. in film production from the University of North Texas, he worked at Dallas PBS affiliate KERA Ch 13, then later earned his M.F.A. from Stanford University’s Documentary Film and Video Production program. He now lives in New York where he founded Structure Films, a documentary production company creating long form nonfiction storytelling about Science, Health and Technology. 

His first feature documentary with co-director Jason Sussberg was THE IMMORTALISTS (2014) about two scientists who want to cheat death, screening its World Premiere in competition at SXSW, Hot Docs, CPH, London BFI and others. The latest film is BILL NYE:SCIENCE GUY (2017) about a famous science educator’s personal quest to change the world.

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Wednesday, September 26