Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at 9:30 PM
This month, BxFW celebrates Hispanic Heritage with a selection of standout short films from the Caribbean to Argentina:
- NOSTOS ALGOS (Longing). Director: Juan Diego De León. 2021. Dominican Republic. 13 min. – Adrian faces longstanding feelings linked to the lack of support from his father for his choice to become a theater actor.
- EN LOS SUEÑOS DEL HORIZONTE (In The Horizon’s Dreams). Director: Ramón Alfonso Peña. 2011. Dominican Republic. 15 min. – In a desolate town in Cibao, two brothers and their mother live in the midst of a crisis during the Trujillo dictatorship.
- EN PEDAZOS (In Pieces). Director: Michelle Malley-Campos. 2015. Puerto Rico. 15 min. – A short a drama about love, loss, and redemption between a brother and his sister.
- NOS VAMOS PA’ PARÍS (We’re Going to Paris). Director: David Norris. 2019. Puerto Rico. 9 min. – An old married couple plan to rob a bank in order to save their house from foreclosure… and something else.
- EL ZURDO (Left Handed). Director: Alberto Martin. 2018. Cuba. 15 min. – A young and talented boxer is expelled from the boxing academy and must break the news to his grandfather.
- OSLO. Director: Luis Ernesto Doñas. 2012. Cuba. 15 min. – Raúl and Amanda, an elderly couple, live in the middle of the Cuban countryside. She is obsessed with learning about snow, he decides to bring winter home.
- LA VENTANA ABIERTA (The Open Window). Director: Lucila Las Heras. 2014. Cuba. 15 min. – A man travels to the countryside looking for peace and quiet. Once there, he will learn of a past tragedy that keeps the house and its family frozen in time.
Program presented in English and Spanish with subtitles.
9:30 PM | Bronx Film Wednesdays Digital on BronxNet TV — Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez.
WAYS TO WATCH:
—Cable: 67 Optimum
—Cable: 2133 FIOS
Bronx Film Wednesdays (BxFW) screens new, little-seen, and standout indie 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. This year, BxFW goes digital in partnership with BronxNet Community Television, bringing our monthly screenings online and to public access television!