Sembène Film Festival – Queen of Katwe

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Presented by City of Asylum @ Alphabet City at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, Pittsburgh PA

Jul 13
Sembène Film Festival – Queen of Katwe

Join City of Asylum for a screening of Queen of Katwe presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.

(Runtime: 124minutes)

Queen of Katwe, based on the true story of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi, traces her journey from the Kampala slum of Katwe, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world after she develops an interest in the game at a youth-outreach program run by Robert Katende.

Queen of Katwe stars Academy Award winner Lupita Nyongo as Mutesi’s mother along with David Oyelowoas Robert Katende and

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ADMISSION INFO

Free, but RSVP is required.

Contact: 4124351110

Email: rsvp@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

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LOCATION

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

PARKING INFO

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.

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Wheelchair Access

If hearing is assistance is needed, please notify City of Asylum prior to the event.

 

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