Sembène Film Festival- The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman
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Join us for a screening of The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.
Beginning during the racial turmoil of 1960s Louisiana, 110-year-old ex-slave Jane Pittman (Cicely Tyson) grants an interview to a persistent journalist and relates the remarkable story of her life. Orphaned early, she toils on a plantation until a chance meeting with a white Union soldier named Brown changes her outlook. Jane’s emancipation marks only the beginning of an arduous and heartbreaking odyssey, framed by the horrors of slavery and the justice of the civil rights movement.
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.