Tag: Film

1st Annual Bronx Documentary Center’s Women’s Film Series Begins Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, September 16th and then every 3 days, The Bronx Documentary Center begins its first ever Annual Women’s Film Series (All screenings begin at 7:30PM).

Check below for the schedule and list of films. This is going to be a very exciting event and we hope to see you there. All screenings are suggested donation:
$5 for Bronx Residents, $10 for General, Free for 18 and Under

“Made in The Bronx” Screening Series to Feature 6 Short Films by Bronxites

Tomorrow at the Bronx Documentary Center from 7pm to 9pm, join The Bronx Filmmakers for a FREE event as they present 6 short films as part of their “Made in The Bronx” screening seriesfollowed by a Q&A with the filmmakers.

This is a wonderful opportunity to check out The Bronx’s filmmaking talent, an often overlooked segment of the artistic circle of our borough.

Plus you get to see films shot exclusively or mostly in our borough!

The Bronx Filmmakers Group Celebrates Their 3rd Year Running

3 years ago, several budding filmmakers from The Bronx decided that it was time to form a group for Bronxites where they could talk shop as well as support each other however best they could.

They reached out to The Bronx Documentary Center and ever since them they have been meeting at the space for 3 years.

In celebration of their 3rd anniversary, The Bronx Filmmakers Group will be holding an anniversary party tomorrow evening (Tuesday, September 1st) at the BDC in an informal gathering where you can meet the group and other Bronx residents and creative individuals.

EXCLUSIVE: Pictures of Laura Prepon On Set of Orange Is The New Black On City Island, The Bronx!

Welcome2TheBronx has obtained EXCLUSIVE pictures of Monday’s filming of Orange Is The New Black.

Laura Prepon who’s name was made famous on ‘That 70’s Show’ and resurged to fame in the Emmy winning Netflix Original Series, ‘Orange Is The New Black’ was in The Bronx today filming for Season 3 on City Island. Here’s an account from our dear friend and photographer, Elena ‘Mamarazzi’ Marrero of her day scouting the set:

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Orange Is The New Black To Film on City Island In The Bronx

We’re excited to learn that the popular and 3 time Emmy winning and 12 Emmy nominated Netflix original show, Orange Is The New Black, will be filming on location for their 3rd season this coming Monday, September 8th on City Island.

The show has several Bronx connections including one of the main characters, Gloria Mendoza who is played by Cuban born and Bronx raised actress Selenis Leyva and the popular opening song is written and performed by Moscow born and Bronx raised Regina Spektor.

Bronx Filmmaker’s Movie Is A Cinéfondation Selection At The 2014 Cannes Film Festival

Reinaldo Marcus Green’s short film, ‘Stone Cars’, has been selected by the The Cinéfondation of the world renowned Cannes Film Festival. Green’s film is one of 16 to make the list out of 1,631 entries submitted from throughout the globe.
Simply being nominated for the prestigious award is a huge honor and to have a Bronxite in the mix is something we can all be proud of.

Why We Need The Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center, in the short time that it’s been in existence, has become one of the most important cultural institutions of  not just the South Bronx but the entire borough.

In just over two years, the BDC has had 5 major exhibitions not only bringing the world to the Bronx but the Bronx to the world. There have been over 80 screenings followed by in depth panel discussions providing an unparalleled educational experience.

Now the Bronx Documentary Center needs you as they launch their Kickstarter campaign to fund a year’s worth of programming.

New York Film/Video Council’s (NYFVC) 2nd Annual Microcinema Summit Saturday, January 25th

Come to the Bronx Documentary Center this Saturday, January 25th for NYFVC’s 2nd Annual Microcinema Summit!

The New York Film/Video Council (NYFVC) the city’s oldest non-profit organization supporting the film, video and electronic arts community, presents an afternoon in discussion with the best and brightest of New York City’s emergent microcinema scene.