NY Latino Film Festival is This Week

(released 9/14/2021)

The New York Latino Film Festival will take place September 14-19, 2021. The festival will utilize outdoor drive-in screenings and virtual options to engage audiences in this continued Covid climate. You do not need to be vaccinated to attend drive-in screenings, but temp checks are still part of outdoor venue policy. Concessions and restrooms will be available for drive-in patrons. The Drive-In location is City Parking 151st Street South Lot across from the Bronx Terminal Market.

Opening night of the festival will be a drive-in screening of Raising Victor Vargas for its 20th anniversary reunion with the cast presented by The Motion Picture Association. The Wednesday, September 15 screening will start at 8p.m.  It is recommended by festival programmers to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to screening to present your online ticket purchase and get your vehicle settled before the projection begins.

Virtual panels are also on the festival schedule that include:

Social Activism: Pull Up
Social Media: Truths, Myths and Tips for going Viral
Hustle 101: The Business of Being a Content Creator

To view the full schedule and learn more about the NYLFF, go to: nylatinofilmfestival.com

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