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FILM SERIES | SERIE DE CINE

8th Annual International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival

Nov. 14 – 18, 2018

Various locations. Visit www.iprhff.com for more info.
Sponsored by: Delta, Mount Sinai, NYC & Company Foundation and Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer in association with SEA

The mission of IPRHFF is to create platforms that allow a diverse pool of influencers in filmmaking to reach a broader audience. IPRHFF develops programs that allow local and international filmmakers to reach out to audiences throughout NYC and beyond and to foster a collaborative environment for artists from all countries to explore issues inherent to the heritage of Puerto Rico and its diaspora while exploring stories relevant to the larger Latino community.
La misión de IPRHFF es crear plataformas que permiten a un grupo diverso de personas influyentes en el cine llegar a un público más amplio. IPRHFF desarrolla programas que permiten a los cineastas locales e internacionales llegar a audiencias en toda la Ciudad de Nueva York y más allá, además de fomentar un ambiente de colaboración para las artistas de todos los países para explorar temas inherentes al patrimonio de Puerto Rico y su diáspora mientras exploran historias relevantes para las comunidades latinas más grandes.

Meet the Director: Títeres en el Caribe Hispano Puppetry in the Hispanic Caribbean. Episode 3 (Puerto Rico)

Nov. 14 | 6pm – 8pm

Hunter College, 68th Street & Lexington Avenue, NYC 10065
(Glass Cafe, West Building, 3rd Floor)
Sponsored by: Center for Puerto Rican Studies and SEA
Admission: FREE
RSVP: centropr.nationbuilder.com/PRpuppetry
Directed by Manuel Antonio Morán and Kristian Otero

A chronological journey through the history of puppet theater in Puerto Rico that brings to life the work of many of the region’s prominent puppet masters. Directed by Manuel Antonio Morán and Kristian Otero. A short Q&A to follow by speakers, Manuel Antonio Moran (SEA, Inc.) and Kristian Otero. Commentator: Claudia Orenstein, Dept. of Theatre, Hunter College
Un viaje cronológico por la historia del teatro de títeres en Puerto Rico que da vida al trabajo de muchos de los más destacados maestros de las marionetas de la región. Dirigido por Manuel Antonio Morán y Kristian Otero. Seguido por una corta sesión de preguntas y respuestas por Manuel Antonio Moran (SEA, Inc.) and Kristian Otero. Comentarista: Claudia Orenstein, Departamento de Teatro, Hunter College.

Bronx Rising!—Poesia Negroide—The Rhythmic Poetry of Puerto Rico.

Nov. 10 | 7pm

Bronx Music Heritage Center, 1303 Louis Nine Blvd., Bronx, 10459
Admission: $7 suggested donation to support the BMHC
Sponsored by: Bronx Music Heritage Center in partnership with the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College and in association with City Lore and SEA
For information: 917-557-2354 or www.facebook.com/bxmusic

The program will feature a screening of the film, AmeRican: Tato Laviera, produced by the Media Unit at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College, followed by a Q&A with film producer, Vivian Hernandez Ortiz. The program will conclude with the rhythmic poetry of Puerto Rico made famous by such poets as Luis Palés Matos. Poetry will be recited by declamador Sery Colón with music by Jorge Vázquez, José Rivera, Matthew Gonzalez, Nelson Seda, and Michael Molina.
El programa presentará la película, AmeRican: Tato Laviera, producida por la Unidad de Medios del Centro de Estudios Puertorriqueños del Hunter College, seguido por una sesión de preguntas y respuestas por la productora Vivian Hernández Ortiz. El programa concluirá con la poesía rítmica de Puerto Rico hecha famosa por poetas como Luis Palés Matos. La poesía será recitada por el declamador Sery Colón, con música de Jorge Vázquez, José Rivera, Mateo González, Nelson Seda y Michael Molina.

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