BxFW Digital: September

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!

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Joe Conzo’s Más Afro Latin

FREE ONLINE – Now On View – Earlier this year, Pregones/PRTT installed an exhibition of large photographs from Bronx maverick Joe Conzo. The selection corresponds to his formative years, when he had insider access to the electrifying behind-the-scenes universe of Afro Latin music and the sensation known as Salsa. This digital gallery picks up where we left off, and features nuggets of history from and about the photographer, his family, and their artist circle. Presented in conjunction with Episode 1 of new SPOTLIGHT series. — VIEW NOW!

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BxFW Digital: October

FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on October 7, 2020 – Bronx Film Wednesdays goes digital with new monthly screenings online and on BronxNet cable channels. This month we are wearing our flashiest attire for MARIACHIS CON PANTALONES, the story of Grammy winning musicians Mireya Ramos and Shea Fiol, key members of popular all-women Mariachi Flor de Toloache. Directed by Sonia Fritz, the short doc is paired with award-winning films from Cuba and Puerto Rico, in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. – SAVE THE DATE!

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BomPlenazo: Conversatorio

FREE ONLINE – 5:30pm on October 8, 2020 – In this frank conversation, we hear from four powerful women who have united with passion for their craft and a shared commitment to inclusion and justice. Moderated by Marinieves Alba and featuring Puerto Rico’s Adriana Santoni Rodríguez (Plena Combativa), Gloriann Sacha Antonetty Lebrón (Revista Étnica), Oakland’s Denis Solis (LGBTQIA activist, union organizer and bomberx), and the Twin Cities’ Maria Isa Perez-Hedges (Youth activist, community organizer, Hip Hop Emcee and Bombera) on issues of race, gender, equity, politics, and music. – TUNE IN!

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