Our 10th Season of the Sembene Film Festival

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 Festival
c/o 7180 Tilden Street
Pittsburgh, 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

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Moolaadé 

Thursday, June 13th, 5:30 PM -  @ Pitt Community Engagement Center - Homewood


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Wendell Grimke Freeland 

Monday, June 17th, 7:00 PM - Alphabet City


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The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun 

Saturday, June 29th, 3 PM - Alphabet City

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Queen of Katwe 

Saturday, July 13th, 3 PM - Alphabet City


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1804:  The Hidden History of Haiti 

Thursday, July 18th, 5:30 PM - Pitt Community Engagement Center  - Homewood


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White Fright 

Monday, July 22nd - 7 PM - Alphabet City

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Azur & Asmar 

Saturday,  August 10th, 3 PM - Alphabet City

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Nigerian Prince 

Monday, August 26th, 7 PM - Alphabet City

SCREENED

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True Conviction 

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Standing On My Sisters' Shoulders 


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White Lies


A Dry White Season 


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Five Fingers for Marseilles 


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Nothing But The Truth 

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BURKINABÈ RISING 

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The Giant Is Falling 

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Donations (0)

  • Carl Redwood 
    • 25 $ 
    • 3 mos
  • Bintou Cole 
    • 5 $ (Offline)
    • 6 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • 5 $ 
    • 6 mos
  • Sabira Bushra 
    • 50 $ 
    • 6 mos
  • Queequeg Foundation 
    • 250 $ (Offline)
    • 6 mos

Organizer 

Sabira Bushra 
Organizer
Pittsburgh, PA
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