Free Event at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City: Born This Way
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It promises to be a hub for Pittsburgh’s readers and writers, jazz and small-scale music and performance, and artistic experimentation. It is a home for diverse voices from around the globe – a place where Pittsburgh meets the world and the world meets Pittsburgh. It also serves as a home for many partnering artists and organizations in our own community. To view all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Born This Way (Cameroon)
Thursday, May 25 at 7:00 pm
City of Asylum presents a free screening of Born This Way, a feature-length documentary about the experience of being gay in Cameroon, West Africa. With intimate access to the lives of four young gay Cameroonians, Born This Way steps outside the genre of activist filmmaking and offers a vivid and poetic portrait of day-to-day life in modern Africa. Prior to the screening, award-winning writer and activist Unoma Azuah, will present her talk entitled Visual Activism for African LGBT activists.