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Eugene Richards spoke to the Bronx Photo League about his work at the Bronx Documentary Center on Friday July 11, 2014. 

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Bronx Documentary CenterFall 2014 Internship
The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit photo gallery and educational space, is currently seeking two (2) qualified fall interns with a passion for documentary photography and film and desire for social change. Support is needed in preparing exhibitions, researching community issues, photo editing, and a variety of administrative tasks. Some video shooting and editing may be included. 
Ideal candidates would have most of the following abilities:
 • Writing and research skills• Familiarity with Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and Excel• Comfortable doing on-the-ground outreach in our South Bronx community• Comfortable shooting and editing photo and video• Experience in gallery, museum or clerical settings encouraged• Knowledge of Spanish a plus
The Bronx Documentary Center was founded in 2011 and is located in the heart of the South Bronx. Our mission is to create conversation around social justice through documentary photography and film with underserved Bronx communities and the cultural community at large.
Travel stipend is available for subway and late-night taxi.
Interested applicants may contact us at info@bronxdoc.org with a resumé and cover letter. The internship is unpaid. We are looking for someone who can commit 10-16 hours per week from early September through December. Attendance at Saturday evening events is sometimes required. Bronx-based applicants encouraged to apply.
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Bronx Documentary Center
Fall 2014 Internship

The Bronx Documentary Center (BDC), a 501(c)3 non-profit photo gallery and educational space, is currently seeking two (2) qualified fall interns with a passion for documentary photography and film and desire for social change. Support is needed in preparing exhibitions, researching community issues, photo editing, and a variety of administrative tasks. Some video shooting and editing may be included. 

Ideal candidates would have most of the following abilities:

 • Writing and research skills
• Familiarity with Photoshop, Microsoft Word, and Excel
• Comfortable doing on-the-ground outreach in our South Bronx community
• Comfortable shooting and editing photo and video
• Experience in gallery, museum or clerical settings encouraged
• Knowledge of Spanish a plus

The Bronx Documentary Center was founded in 2011 and is located in the heart of the South Bronx. Our mission is to create conversation around social justice through documentary photography and film with underserved Bronx communities and the cultural community at large.

Travel stipend is available for subway and late-night taxi.

Interested applicants may contact us at info@bronxdoc.org with a resumé and cover letter. The internship is unpaid. We are looking for someone who can commit 10-16 hours per week from early September through December. Attendance at Saturday evening events is sometimes required. Bronx-based applicants encouraged to apply.

Learn more:
bronxdoc.org
twitter.com/followbdc
facebook.com/bronxdocumentary

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Sat, July 12, 8:15pm
Freedom Summer

Film by Emmy award-winner Stanley Nelson looking at the summer of 1964, when more than 700 student activists took segregated Mississippi by storm, registering voters, creating freedom schools and establishing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 

Dorothy M. Zellner, who worked closely with Julian Bond as a staff member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1962 to 1967, will be in attendance as well as other former Freedom Summer volunteers.

Advance tickets available
 
Sat, July 12, 8:15pm
Film by Emmy award-winner Stanley Nelson looking at the summer of 1964, when more than 700 student activists took segregated Mississippi by storm, registering voters, creating freedom schools and establishing the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. 
Dorothy M. Zellner, who worked closely with Julian Bond as a staff member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee from 1962 to 1967, will be in attendance as well as other former Freedom Summer volunteers.

 

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Registration is now open: One-day intensive workshop on the business of financing and producing your film with Nick Quested
Saturday, August 16, 10AM-4PM

On August 16, Nick Quested, noted director, producer and Executive Director of Goldcrest, will lead a day-long workshop at Goldcrest on the business of financing and producing your film. Nick, who has produced many award-winning movies (
RestrepoVanishing on 7th Street and (The Art of Getting By) and directed over 100 videos (Nas, Dr. Dre, Trick Daddy, Sting, Puffy, DMX) and commercials, will share tips on getting started in the film business.  

He will then spend time breaking down the mechanics of getting your documentary or feature film funded and into production. As Nick says, “filmmaking means making films,” and he will explain exactly how that is done. Finally, as owner of Goldcrest Post, one of NYC’s most important post-production facilities and and the neophyte Saboteur Media, Nick will explain in detail how to get your film out there. This will include self-distribution and building a campaign around yourself and your movie. Learn more about Nick here.

There are two free scholarship places for Bronx students. Send cover letter and writing sample (no more than 5 pages) to info@bronxdoc.org.

Spaces are limited to 20 students and advance registration is required.
Learn more at www.bronxdoxworkshop.org

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Seis Del Sur is back! this time with an exhibit of contemporary work. Join them for a collective follow up of their journeys through today’s New York and beyond, to Puerto Rico and Latin America. 
Opening July 25th at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, the exhibit will also feature several panels and artists’ talks (full exhibit panel details coming shortly).
RSVP
 

Seis Del Sur is back! this time with an exhibit of contemporary work. Join them for a collective follow up of their journeys through today’s New York and beyond, to Puerto Rico and Latin America.

Opening July 25th at the Bronx Music Heritage Center, the exhibit will also feature several panels and artists’ talks (full exhibit panel details coming shortly).

RSVP