Sembène—The Arts and Film Festival
call Pittsburgh, PA its home. The festival is dedicated to Ousmane Sembène
, – a revolutionary who used stories as his weapons. A man whose mission was to give voice to the millions of voiceless, disenfranchised Africans across the continent.
The film festival is 10 years old! We're screening 30 films at 3 venues: Alphabet City
; The Shop-Homewood
and Pitt's Community Engagement Center - Homewood.
All the films we screen are free to the public!
Please consider making a donation. You're donations are tax deductible! If you prefer to make a donation by mail, please make checks or money orders payable to: Sembene - The Film & Arts Festivalc/o 7180 Tilden StreetPittsburgh, PA 15206
Your support helps us produce the only international African Film Festival dedicated to the Father of African Cinema - Ousmane Sembène.
Visit our website
for all the details and check out what's in store for 2019!THIS IS WHAT'S COMING UP
These 8 Films Wind Up The Season
Thursday, June 13th, 5:30 PM - @ Pitt Community Engagement Center - HomewoodWendell Grimke Freeland Monday, June 17th, 7:00 PM - Alphabet CityThe Little Girl Who Sold the Sun Saturday, June 29th, 3 PM - Alphabet CityQueen of Katwe Saturday, July 13th, 3 PM - Alphabet City1804: The Hidden History of Haiti Thursday, July 18th, 5:30 PM - Pitt Community Engagement Center - HomewoodWhite Fright Monday, July 22nd - 7 PM - Alphabet CityAzur & Asmar Saturday, August 10th, 3 PM - Alphabet CityNigerian Prince Monday, August 26th, 7 PM - Alphabet City
SCREENEDTrue Conviction Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders
White LiesA Dry White Season Five Fingers for Marseilles Nothing But The Truth BURKINABÈ RISING The Giant Is Falling