Post Tagged with: "Bronx Documentary Center"

Residents sound off about gentrification

Residents sound off about gentrification

Housing March 10, 2017 at 11:06 am 0 comments

As market rate developments continue popping up across the South Bronx, residents worried about losing their homes are getting together to let off steam and consider strategies to prevent displacement.

Day of Outrage demonstration at the Jay Street-Borough Hall subway station following the Howard Beach verdict on December 21, 1987 in which three defendants were found guilty of manslaughter in the death of Michael Griffith who was beaten and chased by a white mob onto a highway where he was struck by a car.  © Ricky Flores

Photo exhibit documents dissent

Art, Culture January 25, 2017 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

As mass protests against the new President sweep the nation, a new photo exhibit is underway at the Bronx Documentary Center to remind New Yorkers that dissent is in the city’s DNA.

New book honors trade workers

New book honors trade workers

Art, Culture November 10, 2016 at 12:53 pm 0 comments

The book is the Bronx Photo League’s first collective project, created over the summer, and documents the small business workers of the Jerome Ave. section of the Bronx through photos.

Film series highlights womens’ documentaries

Film series highlights womens’ documentaries

Culture September 5, 2016 at 7:55 pm 0 comments

The Women’s Film Series wraps up on Sat., Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. with Peacekeepers: A Journey of a Thousand Miles.

Exhibit shows the power of citizen journalism

Exhibit shows the power of citizen journalism

Culture, Police August 2, 2016 at 3:29 pm 1 comment

An exhibit called New Documents that opened at the Bronx Documentary Center last Thursday, highlights the courage of eyewitnesses who helped spark social change by recording history and exposing abuses of power over the years, through photos and video.

By Samali Bikangaga. Bronx Documentary Center Michael Kamber at the newly opened Tim Hetherington Library.

New library opens at Bronx Documentary Center

Art, Culture May 24, 2016 at 6:14 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Documentary Center has opened a photography library to celebrate the legacy of the late Tim Hetherington, a British photographer and award-winning filmmaker who was tragically killed covering the front lines of the war in Libya at the age of 40.

Picture us: Melrose poses for portraits

Picture us: Melrose poses for portraits

Art, Culture February 15, 2016 at 4:04 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Documentary Center held its fifth annual Valentine’s Day Portraits event on Feb. 14, drawing residents looking to take advantage of the offer to have their photos taken by a professional photographer to commemorate the special day.

Immigrants share stories of resilience at Bronx Documentary Center

Immigrants share stories of resilience at Bronx Documentary Center

Culture, Immigration, Spotlight November 25, 2015 at 8:59 pm 0 comments

About 40 people gathered at the Bronx Documentary Center on Nov. 21st to hear immigrants from Mexico to Mali share their experiences. If there was one common thread woven through each story, it was the desire to have a better life built on personal achievement.