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Spread Love: The New York Latino Film Festival

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Un verano en Nueva York is about to get that much hotter. The 16th Annual New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF) returns August 12th through the 18th. NYLFF is the premier urban Latino film event…

05/10/19: Tales of Washington Heights: Los 90s/The 1990s

The 90’s was a wild era in the history of Uptown in general and Washington Heights in particular. At that time Washington Heights was the epicenter of the wholesale and retail drug trade for the region. Folks came from…

Uptown Films: The Dominican Dream

The Dominican Dream is a portrait of the Dominican community of NYC in the ’80s and ’90s, seen through a loving family whose youngest son, Felipe Lopez, became the top ranked high school basketball player in the nation and…

The Uptown Tweet of the Week: In The Heights Film In The Works…

*taps 🎙*And now, I’m thrilled to announce some of the cast of our In The Heights film…@ARamosofficial IS Usnavi@MelissaBarreraM IS Vanessa#CoreyHawkins IS Benny @lesliegrace IS Nina Rosario We film this summer. Uptown.Right here In The Heights. …More soon! pic.twitter.com/xTfzjydC9n…

Spread Love: The 4th Annual Inwood Film Festival

Once again, it’s on. The fourth annual Inwood Film Festival starts today and runs until March 16th at the Campbell Sports Center. The festival boasts 33 films and is a celebration of Inwood in particular and Uptown in general.…

Que-León

Spread Love: Que León

Spanglish Movies is back with another hot film. After making waves with its debut in the Dominican Republic and Puerto, Que León is coming to the states today, Friday, January 25, 2019. The film marks the first acting role…

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…

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,…