GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film Wins AUDIENCE Award at ITALIAN Film Festival. Completes Central American Movie Tour in Honduras

Dates and Cities/Towns that the Garifuna In Peril Film screened in as part of it's recent Central American Film Tour in Honduras.

Dates and Cities/Towns that the Garifuna In Peril Film screened in as part of it’s recent Central American Film Tour in Honduras.

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TRIESTE, Italy – The feature film “Garifuna in Peril” produced and directed by Alí Allié and Rubén Reyes screened in Italy this month at the Festival del Cinema Latino Americano di Trieste, winning the audience choice award.  This news came while producer Reyes was on a ten city screening tour in northern Honduras where the movie was filmed, and where the majority of the Garifuna live in Central America.  ”The film has now been delivered to the Garifuna community,” Mr. Reyes remarked at a packed screening in Punta Gorda, Roatán, where the Garifuna people originally landed in Honduras after being exiled by the British from their homeland, the island of St. Vincent, in 1797.

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FREE Screening of Documentary on Garifuna Hospital To Take Place in the Bronx on SATURDAY October 26th 2013

 

FREE Screening of the Documentary on the Garifuna Hospital in Honduras, "Revolutionary Medicine" will take place in the Bronx on SATURDAY October 26th 2013 at 1pm at the headquarters of the Garifuna Coalition.

FREE Screening of the Documentary on the Garifuna Hospital in Honduras, “Revolutionary Medicine” will take place in the Bronx on SATURDAY October 26th 2013 at 1pm at the headquarters of the Garifuna Coalition.

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Bronx, New York — Garifuna Non-Profit Organization, The Garifuna Coalition USA Inc is sponsoring a FREE screening of the documentary “Revolutionary Medicine: A Story Of The First Garifuna Hospital”.  It will take place on SATURDAY, October 26th 2013 at 1pm at the headquarters of the Garifuna Coalition, which is in the Bronx.

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Garifuna Women DIOXI MARTINEZ and AUDREY FLORES Bring GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film To Roatan Honduras for FREE Screenings on FRIDAY October 25th 2013 and SATURDAY October 26th 2013

Garifuna Women Dioxi Martinez (in the Purple) and Audrey Flores (in the burgundy) bring the Garifuna In Peril Film to Roatan Honduras for screenings on FRIDAY October 25th 2013 and SATURDAY October 26th 2013.  Photo courtesy of Dioxi Martinez

Garifuna Women Dioxi Martinez (in the Purple) and Audrey Flores (in the burgundy) bring the Garifuna In Peril Film to Roatan Honduras for screenings on FRIDAY October 25th 2013 and SATURDAY October 26th 2013. Photo courtesy of Roatan Homes on Facebook

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Roatan, Honduras, Central America — Thanks to the hard and resourceful work of Garifuna Women Dioxi Martinez and Audrey Flores, the new, independent film Garifuna In Peril will be screened in Roatan on Friday, October 25th 2013 and Saturday, October 26th 2013 as part of its Honduran Movie Tour.  These screenings will be FREE and Open to the general public at large.

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2013 Miss Garifuna NY YANIRA FLORES To Be Saluted at Potential New York City Screening of GARIFUNA IN PERIL Film on WEDNESDAY October 2nd 2013

 

2013 Miss Garifuna NY, YANIRA FLORES at The 2013 Central American Independence Festival in the Bronx.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

2013 Miss Garifuna NY, YANIRA FLORES at The 2013 Central American Independence Festival in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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New York, NY:  2013 Miss Garifuna NY, Yanira Flores will be saluted at a special  ceremony taking place before the potential screening of the new, award-winning independent film, GARIFUNA IN PERIL on WEDNESDAY, October 2nd 2013.  Tickets are $14 each and can be bought online at the following link.   https://www.tugg.com/go/vrubht .  Those who are unable to buy a ticket online can call Teofilo at (646) 961-3674 to buy them directly from him.

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Monthly Garifuna Mass To Take Place at ST. ANTHONY OF PADUA Catholic Church in the Bronx on SUNDAY September 15th 2013

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in the Bronx.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church in the Bronx. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York  — The Second of Two Monthly Bronx Garifuna Masses is taking place at St. Anthony of Padua Church on SUNDAY September 15th 2013 at 1pm.  It is presented by the Pastoral Garifuna of St Anthony of Padua, a Honduran Garifuna Church Organization.

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Garifuna Home Town Association to Host Fundraiser Barbecue for Victims of Recent Tornado in Limon Honduras in the Bronx on SUNDAY July 7th 2013

 

Garifuna Woman Miss Marcia Gomez, President of Damas Limonedas en NY; a Garifuna Home Town Association.  -- Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Woman Miss Marcia Gomez, President of Damas Limoneñas en NY; a Garifuna Home Town Association. — Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York: Damas Limonenas en New York, Inc (Ladies/Dames of Limon in New York, Inc), a non-profit Home Town Association will be hosting a Barbecue fundraiser to help aid victims of the Tornado that swept through Limon, Honduras on Sunday, June 16th 2013.  This fundraiser will take place on SUNDAY July 7th 2013 at Crotona Park in the Bronx at 2pm.

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Garifuna Star Singer Musician AURELIO MARTINEZ to perform at FREE Summer Outdoor Concert at Brooklyn’s PROSPECT PARK on FRIDAY June 28th 2013

 

Garifuna Star Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez at Carnegie Hall in October of 2011.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna Star Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez at Carnegie Hall in October of 2011. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Brooklyn, New York — International Garifuna Star Singer Musician Aurelio Martinez will perform at a FREE Concert at The Prospect Park Bandshell on FRIDAY June 29th 2013 as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn! Summer Outdoor Concert Series.  The concert is FREE but there is a suggested donation of $3.

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Emotional Wake for Garifuna American DJ Frankie Diego Jr (a.k.a.TECH TRACKZ) Took Place on WEDNESDAY June 5th 2013 In The Bronx. Youthful Celebration After The Wake Was Disrupted and Cut Short by The Police

View looking out onto Southern Boulevard at  the Entrance/Exit of The Ortiz Funeral Home in the Bronx at the Wake for Garifuna American DJ Frankie Diego Jr (DJ Tech Trackz).  Photo courtesy of and by Marc Marin.  All Rights Reserved.

View looking out onto Southern Boulevard at the Entrance/Exit of The Ortiz Funeral Home in the Bronx at the Wake for Garifuna American DJ Frankie Diego Jr (a.k.a. DJ Tech Trackz). Photo courtesy of and by Marc Marin. All Rights Reserved.

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Bronx, New York — Family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, even strangers came out to pay their respects to the Diego family at the wake for Garifuna American DJ, Music Producer and Party Promoter Frankie Diego Jr (a.k.a. Tech Trackz) on Wednesday, June 5th 2013 at The Ortiz Funeral Home in the Bronx.  After the wake, a youthful and exuberant celebration of the life of DJ Tech Trackz was disrupted and cut short by the police who were present outside the funeral home.

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Garifuna Man RUBEN REYES and Representatives of The GARIFUNA HOPE FOUNDATION Travel To Honduras From May 22nd 2013 Through June 4th 2013 To Strengthen International Ties of The Garifuna Nation

 

Garifuna Man Ruben Reyes speaking to Hondurans in an undated photo.  Photo courtesy of Aban Productions.

Garifuna Man Ruben Reyes speaking to Hondurans in an undated photo. Photo courtesy of Aban Productions.

 

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Honduras, Central America — Garifuna Man Ruben Reyes along with a contingent of representatives of The Garifuna Hope Foundation are traveling throughout Honduras from May 22nd 2013 through June 4th 2013 in a trip that is designed to foster stronger relations between Garifunas in the United States and Garifunas in Central America.

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Musical and Dance Artists of GARIFUNA Descent To Perform at Flushing Town Hall in Queens on FRIDAY May 31st 2013

 

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco.  Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

Garifuna American Jazz Vocalist Lucy Blanco. Photo by Teofilo Colon Jr. All Rights Reserved.

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Flushing, New York — Historic Venue Flushing Town Hall has announced that Musical and Dance Artists of Garifuna Descent will soon be performing there on FRIDAY May 31st 2013 at 8pm as part of it’s Cultural Crossroads Concert Series.

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