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Sembène Film Festival: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (Senegal)

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

Jun 29 2019
Sembène Film Festival: The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (Senegal)

Join us for a screening of The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun presented by Sembène–The Film & Art Festival. (This film will be presented in Wolof with English subtitles.)

(Runtime: 49 minutes)

“A masterpiece of understated humanity”—The New York Times

The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun (La Petite Vendeuse de Soleil) is a luminous portrait of Sili—a twelve year old paraplegic girl—and her determination to be a street vendor of “Le Soleil,” the national newspaper of Senegal, against the wishes of the other street boys. It is at once a tribute to the indomitable spirit of the street children of Dakar and to the individual’s capability for

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Free, but RSVP is required.

Contact: 4124351110

Email: Kzeigler@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org

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City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

40 W. North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA

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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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