Now in its sixth year, the Dominican Film Festival is the biggest celebration of film in northern Manhattan, featuring premiere screenings, tributes to stars and red carpet revelry. The festival opens on Tuesday, July 25th at the prestigious United Palace Theater in Washington Heights right in the heart of the Dominican community. The Dominican director, José María Cabral, and the film’s protagonist, Jean Jean, will be present for a Q&A with the media and audience members following the screening.
The Dominican Film Festival in New York provides art, cinema, and culture wrapped in an unforgettable experience by providing audiences the unique opportunity to see brand new Dominican films otherwise unavailable in the United States and to discuss them directly with their directors and actors. This weeklong festival attracts hundreds of filmgoers, families and celebrities while offering filmmakers and producers accessible platforms where they can grow an audience and local audiences the experience of a diverse showcase of independent cinema from around the world.
At 11pm come to 809 BAR & GRILL and enjoy an amazing time with the best people of DR and New York.