AUGUST & SEPTEMBER EVENTS
Join us for screenings, exhibitions, and more. All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
Sat, August 16, 6-9 PM
The Fatherhood Image Film Festival: Family Values Screening The BDC welcomes back The Fatherhood Image Film Festival (FiFF) for the second year. Family Values is a film that documents the struggles facing many African couples in America and the world as a whole.Suggested donation: $14, $7 Bronx Residents, 18 and under free.
Sat, August 23, 6 PM
Eugene Richards Presentation and Book Signing Celebrate legendary photographer Eugene Richards’s new book Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down at the BDC. Richards will present two short multi-media pieces and sign and personalize copies of the book.
Fri, September 5, 6 PM
Bronx By Bronx Opening Reception
A group show of contemporary and recent documentary photography and photojournalism by Bronx photographers.
Exhibition on view Sept. 5 - Oct. 12.
Sat, September 6, 8:15 PM
First to Fall. 2014. An intimate story of friendship, sacrifice and the madness of war. An intimate portrait of two young men who abandon their comfortable lives in Canada to fight in the revolution in their home country of Libya. Screening and Q&A with director Rachel Beth Anderson and co-director Tim Grucza, moderated by Michael Slackman, New York Times Deputy International Editor.
Suggested donation: $20, $10 Bronx Residents, 18 and under free.
Advance tickets available.
Sat, September 13, 6 PM
Bronx Artist Documentary Project Opening Reception
Check out this exhibition documenting creativity at work in the Bronx, curated by the Bronx Documentary Center.
On view at the Andrew Freedman Home, 1125 Grand Concourse,Bronx, NY, 10451, from Sept. 11 - Oct. 8.
Fri, September 19, 6-9 PM
"Father Figure" Book Signing with Zun Lee
Join photographer Zun Lee and some of the fathers and families featured in the project for this meet and greet and book signing.