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Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at 7PM

I AM A DREAMER by Mario Rosales

Bronx Film Wednesdays – Independent films you will love.

Through fast-paced images and heartfelt stories, new series I AM A DREAMER puts a human face on the United States policy for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Ordered by former President Barack Obama and subsequently challenged by the Trump administration, DACA is a kind of administrative relief from deportation, its purpose being to protect the rights to residency of eligible immigrant youth who came to the U.S. as children. Using a documentary fiction format, I AM A DREAMER follows the experience of a handful such youth —Maury, Ash, Dennise, Sam— and sheds light on the DREAM Act legislative proposal for Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors.

Series director Mario Rosales is the Emmy award winning producer of Nueva York on CUNY TV, focusing on politics, art, culture, and the traditions of Spanish-speaking populations across the New York metropolitan area. Born and raised in Guatemala, Rosales has an MFA in Media Arts from The City College of New York, and his first feature film, El Regreso de Lencho, on Guatemalan street art and activism, was released in 2012.

7PM Film Screening – Followed by Q&A with Mario Rosales and Louis Perego Moreno (Tío Louie)

Bronx Film Wednesdays (BxFW): Curated by film and media artist Melisa Ramos, this series screens new, little-seen, and standout films that you will love! Travel the world and open your mind to stories as wild and from as far as the imagination can go — romance, comedy, action, sci-fi, horror, fantasy, thriller, drama, music, sports, animation, documentary, and more! Carefully selected to illustrate cultural, aesthetic, and geographic diversity, each night includes specially selected features and winning films from our Bronx-based 21 Islands International Short Film Fest. BxFW is co-presented with Prime Latino Media, the largest network of Latino multimedia-makers and actors on the East Coast.

Directions To Pregones in THE BRONX – Click To Open

PREGONES THEATER
575 Walton Avenue 
(b/w 149 & 150 Streets)
The Bronx, NY 10451

Subway #2, 4, 5 to 149 Street & Grand Concourse
We’re just one short block away from the station!

For more information call us at 718-585-1202.

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Event Details

  • Location

    Pregones in The Bronx

  • Date & Time

    April 10, 2019 at 7PM

  • Bronx Film Wednesdays

    Mario Rosales, Director