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September 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pmFree
REMOJO, Pregones/PRTT’s sneak peek at works in progress goes digital, giving audiences a chance to get up close and personal with Latinx theater, music, dance, and film/media artists.
Enrico Caruso and other Disasters
Or, Precious Quiet Things I Call My Own. A bilingual tribute to acclaimed Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano, crafted in the singer-songwriter style of Latin American nueva canción and nueva trova. Written and performed by Don Rodríguez Gómez Rosa and featuring guest pianist Desmar Guevara.
Drawing from testimony by those who lived through the devastation, this new Latinx musical busts the myth that the people of The Bronx set their own homes, businesses, schools, and houses of worship on fire in the 1970s. Written by Rosalba Rolón with original music by Desmar Guevara, and featuring Álvaro Benavides, Rosal Colón, Caridad de La Luz, Desmar Guevara, Gabo Lugo, and Omar Pérez.
21 ISLANDS FILM FESTIVAL SELECTIONS
Pregones/PRTT presents selections from its highly acclaimed 21 Islands International Short Film Festival, featuring new films from island nations around the world, and curated by filmmaker and media producer Melisa Ramos.
The King’s Ring
Tenerife (10 Min.)
Director: Jeniffer Castañeda García
The writer and broadcaster Ramón Losada de Guillén shares with his radio audience a fable to make them think. But his story will lead to others with the same moral in common.
So Now What Do We Do?
Puerto Rico (3 Min.)
Director: Nirvania Quesada
A man forgets an important date on day that is important to a loved one. He’s remorseful to an extreme!
Expreso del Melodia
Cuba (5 Min.)
Director: Alberto Martin
A stranger waits for the train in a ghostly station, when the train arrives it’s only traveler, the one-eyed man tries to assassinate him, but the stranger will change the one-eyed man’s life forever
My Salsa Dance Teacher
Canarias (10 Min.)
Director: Rafael Navarro Miñón.
It’s hard to dance salsa.
VIRTUAL LATINO ARTS FESTIVAL
Esperanza Arts Center presents our first annual Virtual Latino Arts Festival, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with streamed performances by Latino artists and traditions from around the world.
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