Free Virtual Event at City of Asylum @ Alphabet City
City of Asylum @ Alphabet City, located in our neighborhood at 40 West North Avenue, is the permanent home for City of Asylum programming and the arts. 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 all of the events that are scheduled, or to register for any of the events, visit the Alphabet City website.
The Many Lives of Kojin’ Film Screening Presented by ReelQ
Wednesday, February 17 from 7:00 to 9:30 pm
Take part in the regional premier and unreleased screening of “The Many Lives of Kojin” hosted by ReelQ. With a great sense of humor, Filmmaker Diako Yazdani, a political refugee in France, returns to see his family in Iraqi Kurdistan and introduces them to Kojin, a young 23-year-old homosexual who seeks to exist in a society where he seems unable to find his place. A look at the endless struggle of a minority within a minority. This program includes an exclusive interview with director Diako Yazdani.