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Sembène Film Festival- The Breadwinner

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

Jan 05 2019
Sembène Film Festival- The Breadwinner

Join us for a family-friendly screening of The Breadwinner, presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival.

The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana, an 11-year-old girl growing up under Taliban rule in war-torn Afghanistan in 2001.  This is in a time and place where women are not allowed to leave home without a male accompanying them. When her father is wrongfully arrested, there is no one to earn money or even shop for food.  Parvana make a life-changing decision and disguises herself as a boy in order to support her family. With dauntless perseverance, Parvana draws strength from the stories

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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.

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