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UPinion: Why Wakanda Matters

By AJ Sidransky (@AJSidransky) When I was a young Jewish boy in the 1960’s the world was a very different place. As my dear friend Led Black has said to me, “that was before the Jews became white.” Just…

Netflix Love: Roxanne Roxanne

Yes, yes, y’all and you don’t stop! Netflix is not playing. It is an absolute must that you check out the Roxanne Shanté Biopic, Roxanne Roxanne when it drops Friday, March 23rd. The film deftly tells the story of…

Passengers exit the 1 train at 207th Street and 10th Avenue. (Photo: Adi Talwar)

Indiegogo Spotlight: A Tale of Two Neighbors

A Word From Nelson Estevez Growing up in Inwood, New York was difficult. I distinctly remember Broadway Avenue: the street which divided the Dominican and Irish communities. The goal of this film is to bridge those two communities together,…

10/29/17: Night of the Living Dead @ The United Palace

Zombies are returning to the United Palace with a lust for human flesh! Pre-show includes a tribute to the director, George A. Romero, who passed away in July of this year, a Halloween costume parade on stage, and a…

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Spread Love: Carpinteros In Theaters Now…

Carpinteros is one of our favorite Dominican films of all time. The film by José María Cabral is a visceral and vibrant love story set in the notorious Najayo prison. One of the film’s stars, Jean Jean, who refers…

08/06/17: Jaws & Beach Party @ The United Palace

Experience Jaws on a 50-foot screen and stay for a bite! Before the screening, the theatre will be transformed into a tropical Palace with fin-tastic decor and Jaw-dropping activities, but beware of the deep end! DUUUN… DUN. 4pm: Doors…

Dominican Film Festival

Dominican Film Festival returns | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen There is more to explore. Armando Guareno is intent on expanding the popular notions of the kinds of art produced and created by those within the Dominican diaspora. “We are more than merengue and bachata,”…

06/26/17: Film Works Alfresco – Los Sures

This is one installment of the Film Works Alfresco series that you don’t want to miss. Los Sures beautifully documents the neighborhood of Los Sures (Williamsburg) in Brooklyn in the early 80’s. Make your way to Gaelic Field in…