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Pittsburgh's Community Cinema April screening: Bhutto

WQED Multimedia

Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh's Community Cinema April screening: Bhutto

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Join WQED Multimedia for the April Community Cinema* screening of Bhutto. The documentary takes an intimate look at one of the most fascinating and important world leaders of our time, Benazir Bhutto. As the first woman to lead an Islamic nation, the former Pakistani Prime Minister's life story unfolds like a tale of Shakespearean dimensions. This film is also part of this season’s Women’s Empowerment Initiative.

Watch the trailer here.

 

Screening begins at 6:30 p.m. with expert discussion panel immediately following.

 

This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited   

 

Free parking is available in the Carnegie Mellon parking lot located at Forbes and Morewood Avenues (after 5 p.m.)

 

 * Debuting in October 2010 and running through June 2011, Pittsburgh's Community Cinema at WQED is a FREE monthly documentary screening series on topics important to our community, region, and world. The program provides an opportunity to view films from the award-winning PBS series Independent Lens, prior to their release on television. Each monthly screening will feature a guest discussion panel comprised of educators, stakeholders, film scholars, and members of our community who will explore the film's themes in greater depth.

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WQED Pittsburgh, honored with the 2007 and 2006 Mid-Atlantic Emmy® Award for Station Excellence, was founded in 1954 as the nation’s first community-supported broadcaster.  The people of WQED create, produce and distribute quality programs, products and services to engage, inform, educate and entertain the public within their community and around the world.  WQED Pittsburgh is one of the first broadcasters in the country to be fully high-definition (HD) in its studio and field production capabilities.  It is the parent company of WQED-TV (PBS); WQED: The Neighborhood Channel; WQED: The Create Channel; WQEX-TV (A ShopNBC affiliate);  Classical WQED-FM 89.3/Pittsburgh; Classical WQEJ-FM 89.7/Johnstown; local and national television and radio productions; WQED Interactive (www.wqed.org); and The WQED Education Department. 

 

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