Coming Soon

Feb 23 - Mar 1

Queen Nanny: Legendary Maroon Chieftainess

QUEEN NANNY documents the struggle for freedom by the Jamaican Maroons, led by the indomitable 18th century military genius, Nanny of the Maroons. She was a queen captured in her homeland, and forcibly transported across the Atlantic Ocean in the belly of a slave ship. In the New World, she would eventually rise up to become the leader of a new nation – of free Africans. 

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Feb 26

Todd Yellin (Netflix) in Conversation

Learn how Yellin and the Netflix team leverage Internet TV to revolutionize video storytelling. Discuss Netflix and the future of the TV and movie industry. Is there a difference any more? Ask about interface design, interactive content, personalization, member acquisition, and messaging.

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Mar 2 - 8

The Great Buddha+

Pickle is a night security guard at a bronze statue factory. His colleague, Belly Bottom, works as a recycling collector during the day, and Pickle's biggest pleasure in life is flicking through the porn magazines Belly Bottom collects in the small hours in the security room. Having late night snacks and watching television are an integral part of their dull lives. One day when the television is broken, their lives are changed forever. 

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Mar 2 - 8

Marie Curie: The Courage of Knowledge

The personal and professional story of Curie resonates with how far we have come and have yet to go in moving past patriarchal expectations. A remarkable woman whose discoveries opened the door for advances in engineering, biology, and medicine, her life offers insights into the changing role of women in science and academia over the past century.

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Mar 3

BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT: Workshop / Panel

BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT: WORKSHOP/PANEL w Dir. Phil Cox, Red Bull Music Academy, special guests
We’re excited to team up with Red Bull Music Academy, Black Bottom Film Festival and Row House Cinema to co-host the Pittsburgh premiere of the much-anticipated documentary BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT. 

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Mar 3

BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT: Film Premiere & Funk House Reunion Performance

BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT: Film Premiere & Reunion Performance by Betty’s band FUNK HOUSE
We’re excited to team up with Red Bull Music Academy, Black Bottom Film Festival and Row House Cinema to co-host the Pittsburgh premiere of the much-anticipated documentary BETTY - THEY SAY I’M DIFFERENT.

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Mar 4 - 25

King Hu's Legend of the Mountain

King Hu rose to prominence in the 1960s and 70s as a superb director of wuxia, a subgenre of samurai film dealing with swords, sorcery and chivalrous heroes. Legend of the Mountain comes from the director's later period, when his artistry, specifically his landscape compositions, was at the height of its powers. 

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Mar 9 - 22

A Fantastic Woman

Marina and Orlando are in love and planning for the future. Marina is a young waitress and aspiring singer. Orlando is 20 years older, and owns a printing company. After celebrating Marina's birthday one evening, Orlando falls seriously ill and suddenly passes away. Instead of being able to mourn her lover, Marina is treated with suspicion by doctors, law enforcement, and Orlando’s family. 

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Mar 9 - 22

Thoroughbreds

Starring Anya Taylor-Joy and Olivia Cooke, this dark comedy follows two upper-class teenage girls in suburban Connecticut as they rekindle their unlikely friendship, and hatch a plan to solve both of their problems-no matter what the cost.

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Apr 8 - 29

Satyajit Ray’s Pather Pachali

A depiction of rural Bengali life in a style inspired by Italian neorealism, this naturalistic but poetic evocation of a number of years in the life of a family introduces us to both little Apu and, just as essentially, the women who will help shape him: his independent older sister, Durga; his harried mother, Sarbajaya, who, with her husband away, must hold the family together; and his kindly and mischievous elderly “auntie,” Indir—vivid, multifaceted characters all. 

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Apr 27 - 28

Luna Park Experimental Film Series: Touching Loss: Finding Girls in Early Hollywood

A medley of lectures, screenings, and Q&As, this two-day event will throw light on the vital contributions female players, directors, and spectators made to the successful implementation of early Hollywood.

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