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January 2014
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Girl Rising – Sewickley Film Series

January 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sewickley Academy,
315 Academy Ave, , Sewickley, , PA 15143 United States
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Sewickley Documentary Film Series 
The film presents the remarkable stories of nine girls from around the world, told by celebrated writers and voiced by renowned actors. Through powerful storytelling, a simple, critical truth is delivered to the audience: “Educate Girls and You Will Change the World.”

 

Silk Screen is co-presenting three films that focus on cultures and important global issues with the Sewickley Academy. Each film will be followed by a facilitated discussion. The film festival is free and open to the public.

 

For more information,please visit:

http://www.sewickley.org/

 

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February 2014
Free with Admission

Chinese New Year at Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh,
10 Children's Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Celebrate Chinese New Year with your little ones a the Children’s museum!

Free to attend (with museum admission)

Read all the details in our Press Release

 

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Free

Born Into Brothels – Sewickley Film Series

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sewickley Academy,
315 Academy Ave, , Sewickley, , PA 15143 United States
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Sewickley Documentary Film Series 

Born into Brothels, by Ross Kauffman and Zana Briski, is the winner of the 77th annual Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. A tribute to the resiliency of childhood and the restorative power of art, Born into Brothels is a portrait of several unforgettable children who live in the red light district of Calcutta. Zana Briski, a New York-based photographer, gives each of the children a camera and teaches them to look at the world with new eyes.

 

Bengali & English
(with English Subtitles)

 

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Free

As the Call, So the Echo – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

February 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Winchester Thurston School,
555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Director Keir Moreano’s record of his father’s experience as a volunteer doctor in Vietnam in 2003 as a journey of a professional who has come to question the difference he makes in the lives of his patients in the U.S., and finds renewed passion in his calling spending several weeks conducting surgeries and training staff in a hard-pressed hospital in Hue. “The film observes Dr. Moreano as he performs operations, counsels patients, and laments the lack of basic diagnostic equipment, presenting a portrait not of a saint but of a …

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Free

Every Day Is A Holiday – Sewickley Film Series

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sewickley Academy,
315 Academy Ave, , Sewickley, , PA 15143 United States
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Sewickley Documentary Film Series 

Chinese-American filmmaker Theresa Loong creates an intimate portrait of her father, a man 50 years her senior.Every Day Is a Holiday explores the bonds of the father-daughter relationship and places themes of growing older, immigration, and racism in the context of “living history.”

 

Silk Screen is co-presenting three films that focus on cultures and important global issues with the Sewickley Academy. Each film will be followed by a facilitated discussion. The film festival is free and open to the public.

 

For more information,please visit:

http://www.sewickley.org/

 

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$20

Dhirana 2014: University of Pittsburgh National Dance Competition

February 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Soliders and Sailors Memorial Hall ,
4141 Fifth Avenue , Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Dhirana, the nation’s largest intercollegiate Indian classical dance competition, will take place on February 15, 2014, at 6 pm in Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall. Eight of the country’s best collegiate Indian classical dance teams will display their own adaptations of various styles of traditional Indian dance. For more information, including ticket sales, please visit us at www.dhirana.com.

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$5 and $8

CMU:The Screening of Linsanity

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
McConomy Auditorium, Carnegie Mellon University,
5000 Forbes Ave , Pittsburgh, 15213 United States
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Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival 2014 will be held during March 20- April 5. The Festival Sneak Preview of the film Linsanity is coming on Feb 22. A discussion following the film will be led by the producer Alllen Lu (perhaps he will reveal some secrets about what it was like to work behind the set with Jeremy Lin)!

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Free

A River Changes Course – AsiaUnreeled Film Series

February 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Winchester Thurston School,
555 Morewood Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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Winner of the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize Documentary at Sundance, A River Changes Course tells the story of three families living in contemporary Cambodia as they face hard choices forced by rapid development and struggle to maintain their traditional ways of life as the modern world closes in around them. “Director Kalyanee Mam follows these families and their distinctive ways of life with her eyes wide open. What’s so unusual about her approach is that she sees just as clearly as an artist, a journalist and a de facto …

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$25-$35

Silk Sound Jazz Concert

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bellefield Hall Auditorium - University of Pitt,
315 South Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, 15260
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Silk Screen has started Silk Sound, an Asian & American Fusion Project.

Learn more about Silk Sound.

See them perform new material live on Feb 28.

Tickets:

$35-25 adult,  $15 student with ID

 

Reception – by special invitation only

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March 2014
$14

Border-Cleveland International Film Festival

March 20 @ 6:10 pm - March 21 @ 3:30 pm
Tower City Cinemas,
230 W Huron Rd #7256, Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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When Fatima’s husband leaves the Syrian regime army to join the rebels, he arranges for a man named Farid to take her and her sister Aya out of the country. If they stay, they could become targets of revenge. Headed for Turkey, they also pick up Bilal, whose mysterious reasons for fleeing remain unknown to the women. Shortly after starting the trip, Farid unexpectedly dies, leaving the three completely clueless about where they are and what to do next. Frustrated and scared, they do their …

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