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R.J. Lozada

R.J. Lozada

Visiting & Adjunct Faculty
Lecturer
Documentary Film and Video
B.A. Visual Arts-Film and Video, University of California, San Diego

About

R.J. Lozada is an award-winning filmmaker who explores and engages multiple diasporas and communities in flux, with a focus on the prison industrial complex and the communities affected and activated by it. Lozada has worked in varying capacities from film festival programming, documentary production, radio production, and photo editorials. Lozada produces both short and feature length documentaries. Lozada’s works have been exhibited internationally and nationally in the New York Times, The Atlantic, Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, and others. Lozada is currently a producer working in the tech industry and with non-profits, most notably, Mount Tamalpais College at San Quentin State Prison.


Laps 

HD Video
JUNE, 2015
VIDEO DURATION: 16:29 MIN.
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Going the distance with the San Quentin 1000 Mile club.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

SF DocFest, 2017
Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, 2016


Distance Between 

image of a dad and little boy holding a camera from the film Distance Between by R.J. Lozada

hd video
JUNE, 2014
VIDEO DURATION: 8:35 MIN.
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A personal exploration between nucleotides and oceans.


Andy's Youth 

image from the film Andy's Youth by Chris Giamo and Max Good

hd video
Co-directed by Chris Giamo
MARCH, 2014
VIDEO DURATION: 7:27 MIN.

A Santa Rosa community struggles for justice after the murder of 13 year old Andy Lopez.

Awards, Festivals, and Screenings

"Drawn Together: A Selection of Recent Documentaries by Stanford Students", Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, 2015


Justice is a Warm Cupcake 

image of a backlit woman holding a cupcake from the film Justice is a Warm Cupcake by RJ Lozada

16mm black and white film
DECEMBER, 2013
VIDEO DURATION: 3:56 MIN.
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An attorney and advocate fights Islamophobia, one cupcake at a time.

 

Events

June 13, 2015

free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium
June 12, 2014

Free and open to the public.

Annenberg Auditorium
March 18, 2014

Free and open to the public.

Annenberg Auditorium
December 10, 2013

Free and open to the public

Annenberg Auditorium, Cummings Art Building