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 – 7:30pm on May 5-8 and May 12-15, 2021 – Interactive online virtual residencies by powerhouse Latinx theater companies: SU TEATRO from Denver, Colorado, and AGUA, SOL Y SERENO from Santurce, Puerto Rico! Performances and dialogue with the artists. Insight into the lives and craft of award-winning Chicano and Puerto Rican theater makers, plus a chance to win two roundtrip tickets on Southwest Airlines! FREE on Zoom. — RSVP NOW!
FREE ONLINE – June 22-24, 2021 – We are proud to partner with Jane Gabriels and PEPATIÁN for its 4th Annual Indigenous Women Artists Residency, a project co-directed with and featuring Caridad de La Luz. A series of wide-ranging online conversations with seven artists from across “Turtle Island” about their relationships with the earth and transnational trans/planting through research, stories, and art. Live on Zoom. Free admission. — RSVP 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!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on September 1, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents LATIN AMERICAN SHORTS, six extraordinary stories by talent to watch. Selection includes past winners of the 21 Islands International Short Film Festival and together illustrate a wide range of topics and aesthetic approaches. Featuring filmmakers from PUERTO RICO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, CUBA, ARGENTINA, and BRAZIL. Curated by Melisa Ramos, hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez, and featuring brand new interview with film director Michelle Malley-Campos. – SAVE THE DATE!
IN PERSON – September 30 and October 1, 2021 – The New Shokan Kitchen Island Project (NSKIP) brings its award-winning StatueFest On Stage —a growing collection of new theatrical monologues centering women— to PRTT for two nights of must-see live theater! Featuring memorable characterizations of 15 great women by 15 contemporary women playwrights. Directed by Allison Astor-Vargas. Vaccine proof and face masks required for in-person events. Admission is Free. RESERVE NOW – SEATING IS LIMITED!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on October 6, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents GREAT ANIMATIONS: A specially curated selection of 12 standout animated shorts from our 21 Islands International Short Film Festival plus interviews with directors Radheya Jegatheva and Carol Freeman. Curated by Melisa Ramos and hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez. Watch online and on public access cable television. – SAVE THE DATE!
FREE – Online & Cable TV – STAGE GARDEN RUMBA Digital episodes were recorded live May-September 2021 at South Bronx community gardens. dates pay tribute to the history of the South Bronx fires and the people power and joy that helped overcome them. Each 30-minute program features performances by multidisciplinary artists and impassioned words from community activists. Brodcasts weekly on Mondays 7:30pm ET on Pregones/PRTT’s social media platforms and public access channels of BronxNet Community Television. — SAVE THE DATES!
FREE ONLINE – 7:30pm on September 18, 2021 – Pregones/PRTT is a proud partner in IRÉ Records release of the original cast recording album of We Have Iré, by poet/performance artist/playwright Paul S. Flores with original music by Grammy-winning alto saxophonist/percussionist/composer Yosvany Terry. Watch the 28-min behind-the-scenes “Making of” video by filmmaker Amílcar Navarro, and meet the artists and producers of this essential new record! Join the party — ON FACEBOOK LIVE