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June 2017

Film Works Alfresco Presents “Los Sures,” Pre-Show Music by Los Pleneros de la 21

June 26 @ 8:00 pm

FILMS BEGIN AT DUSK!!! Announcing Inwood Art Works inaugural FREE outdoor summer cinema series, Film Works Alfresco! “Los Sures”– Monday, June 26, 2017 – 57 minutes. Documentary in English and en Español with subtitles in English. (1984, USA). In the late 70’s and early 80’s, Los Sures was one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York City. In fact, it had been called the worst ghetto in America. Diego Echeverria’s film skillfully represents the challenges of its time: drugs, gang violence, crime, abandoned real estate, racial tension, single-parent homes, and inadequate local resources.

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July 2017

Sunday Film Discussion at Inwood Library: ‘BAD DAY AT BLACK ROCK’

July 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

A one-armed WWII vet shows up in a small Southwestern town but gets a chilly reception and becomes endangered when the locals discover what it is he’s seeking. STARRING: Spencer Tracy, Roberty Ryan, Anne Francis, Walter Brennan, Ernest Borgnine. Directed by John Sturges; Not Rated; Warner Bros.; 81 minutes.

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Film Works Alfresco Presents “Summer Shorts: Around the Hood”

July 3 @ 8:00 pm

MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK!! “Summer Shorts: Around the Hood,” 50 minutes. Comedy, Drama, and Documentary in English and en Español with subtitles in English (2015, USA). Enjoy a curated selection of short films, all made in the Inwood community and by Inwood filmmakers. Featuring: Two Oh Seven directed by Davis Hall, Venticino: El Domino directed by Yuby Hernandez and Ben Nager Sadoff, Leaves by Whit K. Lee, This Burning House by Rich Perez, 8am-8pm by Cristobal Vivar, and The Incredibly Spectacular Dyckman Fireworks Co. directed by Jonathan Ullman.

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Film Works Alfresco Presents “Ballplayer: Pelotero”

July 10 @ 8:00 pm

MOVIES BEGIN AT DUSK! “Ballplayer: Pelotero,” 77 minutes. Documentary en Español and English with subtitles in English (2011, Dominican Republic). For 16-year old Dominican baseball players, or Peloteros, the only real chance to escape crushing poverty comes every July 2, the day they become eligible to sign professional baseball contracts. Ballplayer: Pelotero provides an intimate portrait of two prospects as

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Films for a Better World @ THE INWOOD NYPL: ‘CARAMEL’

July 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2017 at 7:00pm

Inwood Public Library, 4790 Broadway (Between Dyckman St & Academy St)
New York, 10034 United States

Inwood Library shines a light on diverser narratives from around the world with a special multicultural film series. CARAMEL (2008): The lives of five Lebanese women centered around a Beirut beauty parlor. Nadine Labaki; Rated PG; Lions Gate Films, Inc.; 96 minutes

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6th Annual Dominican Film Festival New York Spring Soirée Honoring Actress Dascha Polanco

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Seawalk Restaurant, 261 Dyckman Street
New York, NY 10034 United States

The 6th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York honors the career of Dominican-American actress Dascha Polanco at its annual Spring Soirée, continuing a yearly tradition of celebrating individuals for their ongoing contribution to enriching Dominican culture through film and television. The evening will include drinks, hors d’oeuvres, music, and the opportunity to network with industry professionals. Dress Code: Business Casual / Cocktail Attire.

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