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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,…

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…