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Latin American Foto Festival in New York City

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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 Foundations, BronxCare Health System and BronxWorks. The outdoor exhibits were printed by United Photo Industries.

The festival’s opening reception is July 12, 7-9 p.m., and the exhibition will be on view through July 22 at the Bronx Documentary Center.

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