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!
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 – 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!
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 – Watch Now – Los Pleneros de La 21 (LP21) teams up with Pregones/PRTT to breathe new life into its 32nd Annual GRAN FIESTA NAVIDEÑA, brought online as a hybrid event featuring LP21’s beloved repertoire of música navideña followed by an interactive charla and celebration with members of LP21, our Emcee Sandra García Rivera, and YOU — our live “digital” audience. Tune in on social media platforms and public access cable tv channels of BronxNet Community Television. Ready your coquito! — WATCH NOW!
FREE ONLINE – 7:30pm on January 4 & 11, 2021 – Two-part encore brodcast of frank conversation between 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!
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 – 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!