Sembène Film Festival- Mapantusula
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Join us for a screening of Mapantsula (Hustler) presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. (This film will be presented in Afrikaans, English, Sotho and Zulu with English subtitles.)
Mapantsula tells the story of Panic, a petty gangster who inevitably becomes caught up in the growing anti-apartheid struggle and he has to choose between individual gain and a united stand against the system. Mapantsula will give viewers an insider’s tour of township life and a foretaste of the vibrant popular cinema promised by the new, democratic South Africa.
Mapantsula was the first anti-apartheid feature film by, for and about black South Africans. Filmed inside Soweto, scored toView more
40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA
Safe and convenient parking for City of Asylum @ Alphabet City (40 W. North Avenue) is available at the Federal North Garage (1231 Federal Street) located on Federal Street behind the Masonic Building.