Enjoy a Free Screening of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
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 details about all of the events that are scheduled, visit the City of Asylum @ Alphabet City website.
Sembène Film Festival: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars
Tuesday, June 12 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm
Come to a screening of Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars presented by Sembène – The Film & Art Festival. The film tells the uplifting story of a group of six Sierra Leonean musicians who came together to form a band while living as refugees in the Republic of Guinea. Despite the unimaginable horrors of civil war, they were saved through their music, where they found a place of refuge, a sense of purpose, and a source of power.