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Pittsburgh's Community Cinema June screening: Two Spirits

WQED Multimedia

Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh's Community Cinema June screening: Two Spirits

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Join WQED Multimedia for the June Community Cinema* screening of Two Spirits. The documentary details the story of Fred Martinez, one of the youngest hate-crime victims in modern history, who was 16 when he was brutally murdered. Two Spirits explores the life and death of a boy who was also a girl, and the essentially spiritual nature of gender. 


View 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   


Limited free parking is available in both the WQED staff and visitor parking lots after 5:00 p.m., with additional free overflow parking available in the Carnegie Mellon parking lot located at Forbes and Morewood Avenues (after 5:00 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 features a guest discussion panel comprised of educators, stakeholders, film scholars, and members of our community who explore the film's themes in greater depth.


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 (; and The WQED Education Department. 



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