This Week at BDC: Joao Silva Slideshow and Born...
This week we have two amazing events in the garden patio: Tuesday, August 2nd, 8:30PM World-renowned New York Times photojournalist Joao Silva joins us at BDC for his first slideshow and talk since his wounding in Afghanistan. Admission is free to the public. Wednesday, August 3rd, 8:30 PM Movies at Sundown will screen Oscar-winning film, Born Into Brothels, followed by Q&A with director...
Now Showing: Movies at Sundown
Last week, as BDC staff was testing equipment for our first outdoor film screening, a young woman from the neighborhood stopped by to watch. “I used to be scared of this place,” she said, pointing to our outdoor patio. “It was abandoned for a long time. Strange men used to come in and out.” The next evening, July 21st, we screened Romántico, the first film in our outdoor film series, Movies...
About the Space
After years of combat assignments for The New York Times, BDC founder Michael Kamber invested his wages in a formerly abandoned historic building on the corner of Courtlandt Avenue and 151st. Easily accessible by bus and subway and a 20-minute ride to midtown Manhattan, the gallery occupies 1000 square feet on the ground floor and an attached garden patio in the rear. We are fortunate to have...
Government Can’t Help? Tell That to the South... →
BDC before the makeover:
Welcome to the blog of the Bronx Documentary Center. The BDC is a new gallery and educational space dedicated to photography, film, and new media located on Courtlandt Ave. and 151st in the South Bronx, NY. Our goal is to create an engaging environment for local and international photojournalists, artists, filmmakers, critics and educators committed to innovative methods of storytelling. In the...