THE BRONX - The first Bronx Week film festival has kicked off with screenings of popular movies.

A dozen films with some connection to the borough will be screened free of charge through Thursday. Many of the films will be showcased at the Bruckner Bar & Grill.

The festival was organized by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, Olympia Film Locations Inc., and local filmakers.

The restaurant says it hopes to showcase Bronx talent.

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