Persistencia! – Máximo Colón

Now On View in THE BRONX – New exhibition curated by EN FOCO, INC. brings decades-spanning selection of works by New York-based Puerto Rican social documentary photographer Máximo Rivera Colón. The works are monuments to human solidarity, struggle, and endurance at their most frontal and intimate. Shuttling back and forth in time and place, Colón’s extraordinary photos remind us that every social good is the outcome of repetitive, gradual, and loving labor. ARTIST TALK & RECEPTION: Thursday, January 16 at 5:00 PM.

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BxFW: March Is Music

March 4, 2020 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! Next up and in time for this year’s March Is Music series is CHAVELA, filmmakers Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi’s award-winning documentary about iconic Mexican singer Chavela Vargas. The film is a captivating look at the unconventional life of the beloved performer, whose triumphant return to the stage late in life brought her international fame. Co-presented with 21 Islands International Film Festival and Prime Latino Media. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!

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BxFW: February

February 5, 2020 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is EL ACCIDENTE FELIZ (The Happy Accident), filmmaker Paloma Suau’s loving portrait of great Puerto Rican multidisciplinary artist ANTONIO “Toño” MARTORELL. A visually sumptuous journey through the Maestro’s joyous body of work with contributions by dear friends and colleagues. MEET THE ARTISTS in post-screening dialogue with Tío Louie! Co-presented with 21 Islands International Film Festival, Prime Latino Media, and Bronx Film 48. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!

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Mirada Extendida - Detail of works by Rafael Rivera Rosa

Mirada Extendida

Now On View in THE BRONX – First U.S. exhibition of recent digital works by Puerto Rican master painter, printmaker, and graphic designer Rafael Rivera Rosa, and related screening of documentary film MIRADA EXTENDIDA by Juan Carlos García Padilla. Both the artist and the filmmaker will be present at opening night event. Co-presented with Bronx Film Wednesdays and Prime Latino Media.

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BxFW: November

November 6, 2019 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is JOHN LEGUIZAMO’S ROAD TO BROADWAY by Ben DeJesus, featuring behind-the-scenes footage from hit Broadway show LATINO HISTORY FOR MORONS as it was taking shape! The doc follows John’s process from early inspirations to Broadway, Netflix, and national tour. Q&A with the director, Ben DeJesus, and story producer Cionin Lorenzo. Co-presented with Prime Latino Media and 21 Islands International Film Festival. FREE. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!

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¡FUEGO! Remember The Fires

¡FUEGO! Remember The Fires

October 19, 2019 in THE BRONX – Pregones/PRTT, in partnership with We Stay/Nos Quedamos, WNET • Thirteen, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, presents a multi-part afternoon arts and humanities program on the subject of the Bronx fires! Excerpt screening of documentary DECADE OF FIRE by Vivian Vázquez, excerpt reading of forthcoming musical TORCHED! by Rosalba Rolón and Pregones/PRTT Ensemble, conversation with the creatives and Edwin Pagán, and walking tour led by Elena Martínez and Petr Stand. FREE ADMISSION – RSVP now open!

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BxFW: October

October 2, 2019 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is GRAZING THE SKY by Horacio Alcalá, a revealing look at the incredible physical exploits of eight circus acrobats from around the globe, and the drama that ties diverse artists and athletes from Circus School in Gaza, Palestine, to Cirque Du Soleil in Sydney, Australia. Co-presented with Prime Latino Media and 21 Islands International Film Festival. FREE admission. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!

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Wolfgang Staehle’s 2001

September 11, 2019 in THE BRONX – Real-time screening of large scale video installation by net.art pioneer Wolfgang Staehle, presented in partnership with the 9/11 Memorial & Museum and in observance of the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Video will start at 8:00 am and will show the entire course of the day, with the planes crashing at 8:46 am and 9:03 am, followed by the aftermath, running until sundown. Live music improvisation featuring Edsel Gómez, on piano, and Iván Renta, on saxophone, at 6pm. FREE event. Seating is limited — RSVP now!

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BxFW: JUNE

June 5, 2019 in THE BRONX – BxFW screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! This month’s feature is AFTER MARÍA: THE TWO SHORES by Sonia Fritz, a hopeful look at Puerto Rico eight months after the devastation of Hurricane María. In-person Q&A with filmmaker! Co-presented with Prime Latino Media and 21 Islands International Film Festival. FREE admission. Seating is limited. RESERVE NOW!

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BxFW: APRIL

April 10, 2019 in THE BRONX – Bronx Film Wednesdays (BxFW) screens new, little-seen, and standout independent films that you will love! Featuring I AM A DREAMER, a new documentary fiction series about the DREAMers generation, by Mario Rosales. Co-presented with Prime Latino Media and 21 Islands International Film Festival.

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