8th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York Opens

DFFNYC opens Tuesday, July 23 with the N.Y. Premiere of the multi awarded feel-good-Film “Lo que siento por ti” (What I Feel For You) directed by Raul Camilo and featuring talented stars Nashla Bogaert, Frank Perozo, Félix Germán, Josue Guerrero.  Also starring Cuban actress Yordanka Ariosa, Mexican actress Gabriela de la Garza and Colombian actor Robinson Díaz

8th Annual Dominican Film Festival in New York opens with the most important artists and celebrities of the Dominican film industry walking the red carpet

TUESDAY JULY 23RD  6:30pm Red Carpet, 8:00pm Screening United Palace Theater – 4140 Broadway, NY 10033

WHAT: DFFNYC starts on Tuesday July 23, 6:30pm,with a red-carpet event and opening night ceremony that includes the N.Y. premiere of the multi-awards winner film “Lo que siento por ti” (What I Feel For You)by Raul Camilo at the United Palace Theater (4140 Broadway, bet. 175th– 176thStreets).  All foreign language films are subtitled in English.



“Lo que siento por ti” weaves three stories about the challenges faced by children with disabilities and their parents in this feature film debut.  Ana, mother of two autistic sons, struggles daily with the misconceptions her neighbors and relatives have about autism. Jorge and Diana are finally going to be parents after trying for so long; they will now have to give their son with dissabilities the same love they feel for each other.  Luis, a young man with Down’s Syndrome earns a spot in the Special Olympics of Latin America to be held in Puerto Rico, receives training from his selfless father.

“Lo Que Siento Por Ti” is a story of love, familiarity, humanity, sensitivity, full of emotions. We are sure that the hearts of the DFFNYC public will be won,”said the founder and director of the festival, Mr. Armando Guareño.

WHO:Director Raul Camilo, producer Luis Arambilet, and actors Felix Germán and Josue Guerrero will be present for a Q&A after the screening. The film cast includes the well-known actors Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert, Luis José Germán, María Castillo, Olga Bucarelli, Arturo López, Vicente Santos, Josué Guerrero, Xiomara Rodríguez, David Maller, Giovanna Bonnelly, Luis Oscar Villanueva, Javier Alejo , among others.

WHEN: Tuesday, July 23. Red Carpet: 6:30pm – Opening Ceremony / Screening: 8:00 pm


4140 Broadway (at 175th Street)

New York, N.Y. 10033

Subways: 1 and A to 168th Street / Bus: M7, M100, to 168th Street and Broadway

TICKETS / INFO: For more information, visit the website www.dominicanfilmfestival.comy www.eventbrite.com @dffnycoffcial

Tickets available at the United Palace starting at 3:00pm, July 23rd


The mission of the Dominican Film Festival in New York is to promote a new generation of Dominican filmmakers together with those already established. DFFNYC strives to strengthen the vital economic, social and cultural relationship of the Dominican Republic with the United States. Its objective is to inform the public of the City of New York about the Dominican cinema and its relationship with the history, politics and social life of this country, through an aesthetic approach. The presentation will showcase a wide artistic creation of the diverse population in the city including a large proportion of Latinos from 21 countries who love cinema.

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