Sembène Film Festival: Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders

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

May 20
Sembène Film Festival: Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders

Join us for a screening of Standing on My Sisters’ Shoulders presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.

(Run time: 60 minutes)

In 1965, when three women walked into the US House of Representatives in Washington D.C., they had come a very long way. Neither lawyers nor politicians, they were ordinary women from Mississippi,and descendants of African slaves. They had come to their country’s capital seeking civil rights, the first black women to be allowed in the senate chambers in nearly 100 years. A missing chapter in our nation’s record of the Civil Rights movement, this powerful documentary

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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

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