Tag: Bronx Documentary Center

Three Of The Freedom Riders From Mississippi Freedom Summer Coming to The Bronx Documentary Center

Tomorrow, Saturday July 12th at 8PM, the Bronx Documentary Center will be screening ‘Freedom Summer’ where “Over 10 memorable weeks in 1964 known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers from around the country joined organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in what was one of the nation’s most viciously racist, segregated states.”

Calling Bronx Photographers!

This September, the Bronx Documentary Center will exhibit a group show featuring Bronx-based documentary photographers and photojournalists. We are asking photographers to submit work that addresses the issues and forces that shape the Bronx; this exhibition will display the depth, range and passion of socially engaged documentarians covering our borough.

Bronx Artist Documentary Project Gives The World A Glance At The Artist’s Creative Process

Yesterday evening participating photographers and artists of the Bronx Artist Documentary Project met for a meet and greet at the Andrew Freedman Home. This was the first time that almost all 100 members gathered since the project began last year.

When the Bronx Artist Documentary Project launches its exhibition in September, it will be the culmination of 30 photographers documenting 78 Bronx visual artists in the midst of their individual and unique creative processes.

Bronx Student Photo Show This Thursday!

This Thursday, May 22nd will be a special day for students at Immaculate Conception School in Melrose. After months of hard work and learning, students who have been a part of this visual literacy program at the Bronx Documentary Center will be exhibiting their work. Please come and join and celebrate the wonderful work these intrepid middle school students have embarked upon since entering the program.

Free Mother’s Day Portrait At the Bronx Documentary Center

The Bronx Documentary Center continues its holiday portrait tradition of providing one free print per family for Mother’s Day this Sunday.

Come to the BDC between Noon and 2PM for your one free portrait (additional prints are extra).

The Bronx Documentary Center is located at 614 Courtlandt Avenue at 151st Street.

Bronx Arts: The ‘60s: Decade of Change Benedict J. Fernandez

Benedict J. Fernandez, (b. 1936), a Puerto Rican and Italian photographer from East Harlem, captured some of the most powerful and emotionally-resonant moments of America during the tumultuous 1960s. This exhibition comprises vintage prints and never before seen work prints from the archives of an underappreciated master.

The Sixties were arguably the years of greatest social change in American history. The country entered the decade full of idealism and hope – the Civil Rights movement was gathering steam and a charismatic president rallied the nation to explore a New Frontier. America limped out ten years later, devastated by assassinations, divided over the Vietnam War, cities aflame in unrest. Through it all were the movements: Civil Rights, Black Power, Students for a Democratic Society, pro and anti-Vietnam War, nascent gay rights, and more.

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.

Get the Facts: The NY Health Insurance Exchange 

This Thursday, March 6th at 7pm,the Bronx Documentary Center will be hosting an important FREE workshop on the Affordable Care Act. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AS SEATING IS LIMITED!

Still on the fence about getting health insurance before the March 31st deadline? Think it’s too expensive? Confused about the NY Health Insurance Exchange? Then join us on Thursday, March 6, for a FREE and informative seminar to learn more.