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Community Partner Profile: Bronx Documentary Center

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Founded in 2011, The Bronx Documentary Center is a new non-profit space for photography, film, and new media located at 614 Courtlandt Avenue and 151st street in the South Bronx. We’re thrilled to be partnering with them this year on a number of screening events.

We kicked off the partnership this summer with an evening screening of Up Heartbreak Hill on July 28. Director/producer Erica Scharf and producer Christina King were in attendance for a Q&A.

A large crowd attended the screening of documentary film Up Heartbreak Hill on July 28, 2012. Following the film director/producer Erica Scharf and producer Christina D. King participated in a Q+A moderated by BDC Founder Mike Kamber.

We’ll continue this September with two POV films, one from the pipeline and one from the archive:

Saturday, Sept 15, 8:00PM

Reportero by Bernardo Ruiz
Reportero follows veteran reporter Sergio Haro and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana, Mexico-based weekly, as they stubbornly ply their trade in one of the deadliest places in the world for members of the media. Followed by Q+A with director Bernardo Ruiz, and members of Committee to Protect Journalists. Admission: Adults $7. Students $5. 18 and under Free.

Saturday, September 22, 8:00PM

Bronx Princess by Yoni Brook
Bronx Princess follows headstrong 17-year-old teenager Rocky’s journey as she leaves behind her mother in the Bronx to reunites with her father, a chief in Ghana, West Africa. Followed by Q+A with director Yoni Brook. Admission: Adults $7. Students $5. 18 and under Free.

Stay posted for news on additional events at Bronx Documentary Center!

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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.
  • Anonymous

    I am in love with photography. I am glad that exist The Bronx Documentary Center. A place for all.

  • Anonymous

    I am in love with photography. I am glad that exist The Bronx Documentary Center. A place for all.

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