Sembène Film Festival Presents Saxophone Colossus

Free Screening at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City

City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. It is 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. To view more details for all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.

Sembène Film Festival: Saxophone Colossus
Monday, December 4 at 7:00 pm
Come to Alphabet City for a screening of Saxophone Colossus presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. Robert Mugge’s Saxophone Colossus is a feature-length portrait of Tenor saxophone master Sonny Rollins, viewed as the greatest living jazz improviser. The film is named after one of his most celebrated albums. The project began in May of 1986 and follows the artist and his wife Lucille Rollins around the globe.

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