Out of La Negrura/Out of Blackness in the Bronx
A Choreographic Collaboration Across Diaspora
Dance artists Sita Frederick, Ana "Rokafella" Garcia, and Marion Ramirez collaborate to create a performance work that explores Caribbean and Latina-American experiences through dance.
OUT OF LA NEGRURA/OUT OF BLACKNESS IN THE BRONX: A CHOREOGRAPHIC COLLABORATION ACROSS DIASPORA features NYC-based dance artists/choreographers: Sita Frederick, Ana "Rokafella" Garcia, and Marion Ramirez. This documentary reveals how the artists collaborated to create a new performance work that explored Caribbean and Latina-American experiences through dance. This film showcases the rich and diverse dance backgrounds of the Latinx performers as they mix salsa, breaking, Afro-Caribbean, and release techniques in one experimental dance piece.
With footage from performances at Pregones Theatre, this documentary was made by PEPATIÁN, a South Bronx-based organization dedicated to creating, producing and supporting contemporary multi-disciplinary art by Latinx and Bronx-based artists.
Available with Spanish subtitles and English closed captions.