The Dominican Film Festival opens Tuesday, July 25 with the award-winning film “Carpinteros/Woodpeckers. The Dominican Film Festival opens Tuesday, July 25 with the award-winning film “Carpinteros/Woodpeckers.” View Full Caption

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WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Dominican Film Festival is back in its sixth year of celebrating filmmakers and works that reflect the history, culture, and relationship between the Dominican Republic and the United States. 

The festival, produced by Cine-Art Entertainment, this year will feature 70 movies throughout six different venues in Washington Heights, Harlem, Inwood and Midtown.

The films highlight many subjects relevant to Dominican communities in the Caribbean island, New York City, and Haiti, from street vendors in Manhattan to the significance of


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