On the Occasion of the Dominican Get-Togethers in the Big Apple, GFDD and FUNGLODE Present Renowned Dominican Film Director, Fernando Baez

June 22, 2013

As part of its mission to promote the understanding and appreciation of the Dominican culture, values and heritage, Global Foundation for Democracy and Development (GFDD) and FUNGLODE cordially invite New York audiences to the discussion forum “Dominican Cinema: Development of an Art-form and an Industry,”to be held in the Instituto Cervantes, on Tuesday June 25, 2013. The event will feature “
national treasure” of Dominican Cinema, highly regarded Dominican film director and producer, Fernando Baez.

The Founder and President of Unicorn Films and Grupo Único, Fernando Báez has had an accomplished and distinguished career in the film industry. He has been the director of production at various TV channels in the Dominican Republic, as well as the director and producer of the ecologist documentary series La Imagen
 (The National Image). He has made more than 250 documentaries and won many national and international recognitions and awards as a TV director.

His film productions include, among others, Tiempo para Cosechar (Time to Harvest), Un Pueblo con Alma de Carnaval (A Village with Carnival Soul),Dominican Republic… Sus Ríos, Saltos y
 (Dominican Republic… Its Rivers, Waterfalls and Lakes), and the recently released feature film El Rey de Najayo (The King of Najayo.

Join us in the celebration of the Dominican Cinema; learn about its beginnings, evolution,
achievements and renowned representatives.

Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Place of venue: Auditorium, Instituto Cervantes,
211 East 49th St.
New York, NY 10017