FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on September 2, 2020 – Bronx Film Wednesdays goes digital with new monthly screenings online and on BronxNet cable channels. Kicking off the new format is a gem documentary from Puerto Rico: WONDER WOMAN ON WHEELS is an uplifting documentary about a woman who will not let disability stop her from breaking the world’s record for largest group hug! Directed by Omar Camilo, the feature is paired with award-winning shorts from Tenerife, United Kingdom, and Hawai’i. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – Mondays 7:30pm Starting August 24, 2020 – New series and original digital content! Inspiration plus provocations from performing artists and media makers of color, all agents of positive social change. Filmed primarily at Pregones Theater in The Bronx, the first 10 episodes of SPOTLIGHT feature twenty-two different theater, music, dance, and film/media artists. Each episode is a snappy 30-minute compendium of conversation and performance. — SAVE THE DATES!
FREE ONLINE – Choice Replays! LONGPLAYS – The artists of Pregones/PRTT have been making stellar live theater for decades. Since March 2020, we’ve been digging up standout moments and personal anecdotes to share with you and yours at home! This November, our Latinx acting & music ensemble shares 3 favorites productions from its archives online and on cable television: EL APAGÓN on NOV 6, THE RED ROSE Anniversary Concert feat. Danny Rivera on NOV 13, and THE MARCHERS on NOV 20. — SAVE THE DATES!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on November 4, 2020 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents a stunning collection of short films from Puerto Rico in partnership with CineFiesta–Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Puerto Rico and Pregones/PRTT’s own 21 Islands International Short Film Festival. Featuring Glorimar Marrero Sánchez’s BIOPSIA, Joel Pérez Irizarry’s EL REGALO, Lynnie Feliciano Vélez’s BOLERO, Federico Torres Fernández’s EL EXTRAORDINARIO SR. JÚPITER, and David Norris’ LA FOTO DE PAPÁ. Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on December 2, 2020 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents TU REAL NATURALEZA (Your True Nature), the story and life journey of Colombian author, raw food chef, holistic wellness advocate, and plane crash survivor Gissela Torrella. “To achieve optimal health in a natural way, it is necessary for your body to wake up to the powerful capacity of self-healing that it possesses.” The film is constructed in four parts: Cuerpo/Body, Mente/Mind, Emociones/Emotions and Espíritu/Spirit. Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez and featuring interview with filmmaker Miguel Miller. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on February 3, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents WATER WEARS ROCK (Agua desgasta roca), the extraordinary story of Alberto, a climber who suffers from multiple sclerosis since he was 17 years old. Against his own limitations, his goal is to climb a mountain rising at over 8,000 feet: the formidable Naranjo de Bulnes in Asturias, Spain. Also showing winning shorts from 21 Islands International Short Film Fest. Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez and featuring interview with filmmaker Álvaro Crespo. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on April 7, 2021 – In anticipation of the 5th Anniversary of the 21 Islands International Short Film Festival, coming on April 14, Bronx Film Wednesdays celebrates five brilliant years of film programming from around the globe with eight award winning shorts! Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez and featuring interviews with festival curator Melisa Ramos and Pregones/PRTT’s Artistic Director, Rosalba Rolón. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – EXTENDED through APRIL 30th! – 5th edition of Pregones/PRTT’s 21 Islands International Short Film Fest is online for free streaming and bursting with visual pizzazz! 51 short films from around the world organized into 5 fun-packed festival Groups. Winners include multiple Festival Jury Prizes and Audience Choice Awards. — WATCH & VOTE NOW!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on July 7, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents VERDE SALVAJE by Belén Orsini. A group of Venezuelan biologists lead the expedition into the wilderness of the green turtle (Chelonia mydas). Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on August 4, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents LUZ IN LATIN AMERICA by Amanda Nemcik. the inspiring account of international bodyboarding star Luz ‘Loly’ Grande—a young woman on a personal mission to make bodyboarding a means to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Puerto Rico, Argentina, Brazil, and Peru. Also featuring many other greats of bodyboarding from the Americas! Hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez and featuring brand new interview with the film director. – SAVE THE DATE!