Insight into the history, operations, and COVID-19’s impact on bodegas in the Bronx.
Learn about bodega life and what bodegas mean to the culture of Puerto Ricans and New York City, with the main focus being on the Bronx. This documentary will explore how bodegas were formed, their place in the lives of many residents, what it’s like to work in one, and how they operate. Along with this, the documentary will dive into the pandemic’s effect on bodegas and what it was like to work in one during the first few years of COVID-19’s impact.
Joseph E. Torres