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Latin American Foto Festival on view at BDC, July 12-22, 2018.

Two girls from Huancavelica stand for a portrait during the International Festival of Street Theater in La Balanza (Fiteca), Comas. Lima, Peru, 2015. (© Sharon Castellanos/VII Mentor Program)

Latin American Foto Festival in New York City

This month, the Bronx Documentary Center will present the first Latin American Foto Festival held in New York City. The festival brings together award-winning photographers from throughout the Caribbean and Latin American regions to exhibit their photographs, create installations and hold workshops and panel discussions.

The event takes place in the Bronx’s Melrose neighborhood, one of New York’s fastest-growing and most dynamic communities. The festival will feature installations in parks, schools and gardens and along city sidewalks, allowing an estimated 50,000 residents and visitors to see what is one of New York’s most exciting cultural activities.

The Latin American Foto Festival is made possible by the Open Society FoundationsBronxCare Health System and BronxWorks. The outdoor exhibits were printed by United Photo Industries.

The Latin American Foto Festival exhibition opens July 12. For more details click here.

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