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 – July 25, 2020 – We are proud to partner with Jane Gabriels and PEPATIÁN for the first digital edition of their annual Indigenous Women Artists Residency, a project co-directed with and featuring Caridad de La Luz (Taino). An international and inter-nation gathering of artists from across Turtle Island, also featuring dancers/choreographers Olivia C. Davies (Anishinaabe), Jessica McMann (Cree), and Cynthia Paniagua (Andean and Taino). Live Saturday night — RSVP NOW!
FREE ONLINE – August 3-5, 2020 – SolFest 2020: Virtual Edition is three nights of extraordinary Latinx theater, dialogue, and celebration for pandemic times! Produced in partnership with The Sol Project with Plays At Home and North Star Projects. Featuring commissioned short plays by Virginia Grise, juliany taveras, and Cándido Tirado; sneak peek of CARLA’S QUINCE by The Voting Project Ensemble; a new mockumentary by Christine Eve Cato; A SolFest Playwrights Panel; and much, much more! Three jam-packed nights. — RSVP NOW!
FREE ONLINE – Encore! August 14, 2020 – We are proud to roll out our 2020-2021 Season with new online content every Monday night starting July 6th. REMOJO, the company’s recurring sneak peek at works in progress goes digital, giving audiences a chance to get up close and personal with Latinx theater, music, dance, and film/media artists. Events will broadcast for free on website, Zoom, and social media platforms. — RSVP NOW!
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 – 7:30pm on October 15, 2020 – We are proud to partner with Latinx Playwrights Circle and Darrel Alejandro Holnes for the Inaugural Edition of this brand new theater commission and festival. Five extraordinary AFRO/BLACK LATINX WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS take first honors in 2020: Christin Eve Cato, Julissa Contreras, Candice D’Meza, Shenny De Los Angeles, and Rachel Lynett. New short plays, innovative in form, that reflect the times — bold, brave, and bubbling with energy to meet any and all challenges! — RSVP NOW!
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 – 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 – Mondays 7:30pm on November 23, November 30, and December 7, 2020 – South Bronx favorite outdoors series STAGE GARDEN RUMBA goes digital to kick off the holidays in Boogie Down style! Live interventions by more than 30 theater, music, dance, literary, and social change champs edited into 3 must-see 30-minute programs to be broadcast on Pregones/PRTT social platforms and public access cable network of BronxNet Community Television. Our three hosts in order of appearance: Christin Eve Cato, Rob Vassilarakis, and Caridad de La Luz. — SAVE THE DATES!