12:00 - 3:00 PM
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 Third Avenue at 119th Street, NY, NY 10035
The Center for Puerto Rican Studies’ Puerto Rican Heritage Cultural Ambassador Program presents a two part film series of exciting short documentaries highlighting the contributions of individuals, groups and organizations that have had a profound impact on the Puerto Rican experience in the United States.
Session One highlights Noel Quiñones, (Nuyorican Poet) ; Con Salsa- Jose Masso, (Radio Personality); Wally Amaro (handball) and Serrano Sisters (boxing); Pedro Brull (Visual Artist); and, Asi Somos (Photobook). Teaching guides and quizzes are available for each film. A library presentation and tour will be provided after the presentation.
Folklorist, City Lore/Co-Artistic Director, Bronx Music Heritage Center