Sembène Film Festival: The Last of the Blue Devils

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

Nov 14 2019
Sembène Film Festival: The Last of the Blue Devils

Join City of Asylum for a screening of The Last of the Blue Devils presented by Sembène – The Film & Arts Festival. This is the first program of a four night festival held downstairs in our intimate Word Cellar.

Throughout The Last of the Blue Devils — ”a presentation” of longtime jazz aficionado Clint Eastwood — director Bruce Ricker’s split-screen technique allows plenty of opportunity to watch Turner, Jesse Price, Charles McPherson, and Co. enjoy one another’s performances while as Ricker points out, ”they’re creating poetry on the spot.” His monotone audio commentary — a startling contrast to the ultra-laid-back warmth of the documentary — is filled with interesting tidbits

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ADMISSION INFO

Free Admission, RSVP Required

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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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