El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center

In 2012, MNN opened a state-of-the-art community media center at the old Engine Co. 53 Firehouse on East 104th Street in East Harlem. The facility features three HD production studios, including a three-camera studio, as well as editing services and a Youth Media Center.

Orientation

On the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm, The Firehouse hosts an Informational Session, offering those interested an opportunity to learn more about the classes (now offered in Spanish, too) and the certification process. The next session is June 2 Seating is first come, first served; please RSVP here.

The Firehouse on MNN

The MNN El Barrio Firehouse broadcasts its programs on Sundays at 8:00 pm on MNN1 and Thursdays at 8:00 pm on MNN4. They feature artists, writers, poets, and filmmakers, community and social justice activists, and neighborhood residents engaged in advancing human liberation, culture, and politics for the benefit of the community. Programs are streamed on MNN.org. MNN Youth Channel programs air Monday-Friday on MNN4, between 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm.

Map to Firehouse

Firehouse News

Join us on Friday, June 5 as the Firehouse Film Club kicks off LGBT Pride Month with a screening of “If these Walls Could Talk 2,” the follow-up to the 1996 movie of the same name.
A long-time advocate for social justice and women’s rights, Ms. Mendez brings extensive community media and community building experience to MNN’s East Harlem facility.
The Youth Channel presents Ramen + Politix, Part III—a random joining of hot noodles and fiery discussion to talk about whatever political issues are on your mind. If you’re 14-21, join us for dinner and debate as we take on political questions that matter to you.
Nos place invitarlos ha participar en el seminario, “Como Organizar de Manera Efectiva sus Videos y Programas: Oportunidad de explorar ideas y tecnicas de edicion y production de television.”
MNN’s Firehouse, with cinematographer/film producer Mili Bonilla, present a double feature of South African filmmaker Shelley Barry’s short films, “New York/New Brighton,” and “Whole: A Trinity of Being,” Friday, April 17.

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Firehouse Hours

Tuesday - Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Saturday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Community Events

If you're 14-21 years old, a Ramen Noodle fan, and love to debate, you're in for a good time. Come to the Firehouse Thursday, March 19th at 4:30 pm for a friendly debate on political issues that impact all of us.
Vamos preparar para la primavera con la presentación de una tarde de poesía y amor con poeta Luty Molíns and Malín Falú. Join us for an afternoon of poetry and love at the Firehouse.

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Firehouse Film Club

Join us on Friday, June 5 as the Firehouse Film Club kicks off LGBT Pride Month with a screening of “If these Walls Could Talk 2,” the follow-up to the 1996 movie of the same name.
MNN’s Firehouse, with cinematographer/film producer Mili Bonilla, present a double feature of South African filmmaker Shelley Barry’s short films, “New York/New Brighton,” and “Whole: A Trinity of Being,” Friday, April 17.

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