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!
ONLINE and IN-PERSON – September 19-23, 2021 – SolFest is back in EXPANSIVE and HYBRID mode centering playwrights, poets, and performances with both in-person and online events! Five days of all things Latinx theater, classical to contemporary, solo and ensemble. Collaboratively produced by The Sol Project, North Star Projects, and Pregones/PRTT, in partnership with Hedgepig Ensemble Theatre and La Gente: The Latinx Theatre Design Network. Vaccine proof and face masks required for in-person events. Admission Free or Suggested Donation. RESERVE NOW – SEATING IS LIMITED!
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!
IN PERSON – 7:30pm on October 9, 2021 & 3PM on October 10 – We are proud to bring you choreographer Milteri Tucker Concepción’s latest work: COCOBALÉ – The forgotten stick-fighting dance from Puerto Rico. Featuring Bombazo Dance Company and live music. Performances are part of PregonesPRTT’s Step Up Artists In Residence. $15 – GET TICKETS NOW — SEATING IS LIMITED!
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
IN PERSON – 7:30pm on October 22, 2021 – We are proud to partner with Latinx Playwrights Circle and Darrel Alejandro Holnes for the 2nd Annual Greater Good Festival. Five extraordinary LGBTQIA+ LATINX PLAYWRIGHTS take the honors this year: Dominic Colón, lily gonzales, Tavi Juárez, Phanésia Pharel, and Andrew Rincón. New short plays, innovative in form, that reflect the times — bold, brave, and bubbling with energy! Admission is Free. RESERVE NOW — SEATING IS LIMITED!
FREE ONLINE – 9:30pm on November 3, 2021 – Bronx Film Wednesdays presents MY KINGDOM COME: The life and struggle to walk again of renowned Spanish kickboxing world champion Simón González. Series curated by Melisa Ramos and hosted by BronxNet’s Sonyi Lopez. Watch online and on public access cable television. – SAVE THE DATE!