Bronx Rising: Afro-Latino Identities

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A post by Peter Jordens.

Bronx Rising: Afro-Latino Identities

Two evenings celebrating Black History Month with an exploration of Afro-Latino identities in the Americas

February 17, 2017, 7 pm

Film screening of the 2015 documentary Nana Dijo: Irresolute Radiography of Black Consciousness, “a cartography of the Black experience through a collection of narratives in first person,” followed by Q&A with co-director Bocafloja

February 18, 2017, 7 pm

Book release of and poetry reading from Dreaming Rhythms, Despertando Silencios by Nuyorican poet Carmen Bardeguez-Brown, with guest poets Jesús ‘Papoleto’ Meléndez, Modesto ‘Flako’ Jiménez, Sandra Maria Esteves, and Nancy Mercado

Bronx Music Heritage Center

1303 Louis Nine Blvd, Bronx, New York 10459

(917) 557-2354

Source: http://citylore.org/event/bronx-rising-black-history-month-double-header-afro-latino-identities-2 and http://citylore.org/event/bronx-rising-black-history-month-double-header-afro-latino-identities

Nana Dijo trailer, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=py3EYzEs5K8

Dreaming Rhythms, http://loboestepario.com/press/product/dreaming-rhythms-despertando-silencios

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