Film Series Focusing On A Different Perspective of Life On The Mexican Border Begins Tomorrow

Join the BDC tomorrow, Saturday November 22nd as they launch their film series in conjunction with their latest exhibition.

Bronx Documentary Center
Movies at BDC
Join us for a fresh season of screenings, talks, and more.Sat, Nov. 22, 7 PM
Las Marthas. The documentary follows two Mexican American debutantes portraying Colonial heroines at an annual pageant for George Washington. Producer/Director Cristina Ibarra will take part in a skype Q&A moderated by award-winning playwright, Virginia Grise, following the screening.
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Sat, Dec. 13, 7 PM
Firmes. This is the story of the hardships and triumphs of a group of Mexican immigrants fighting for survival in the Bronx. United by their love for art, culture and Mexican traditions, they have forged strong bonds and formed a solid community. Q&A with subjects of the film following the screening.

Thur, Dec. 18, 7:30 PM
Which Way Home. A documentary film that follows unaccompanied child migrants on their journey through Mexico as they try to reach the United States. Panel discussion following the screening.

All events: suggested donation $10, Bronx residents $5, children 18 and under free, unless otherwise noted.

Miradas: Contemporary Mexican Photographers
On View: Thursdays-Fridays 3PM-7PM, Saturdays and Sundays 1PM-5PM

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Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.