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Advance screening of Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness at WQED

WQED Multimedia

Monday, September 19, 2011 at 6:30 PM (EDT)

Pittsburgh, United States

Advance screening of Not In Our Town: Light in the Darkness...

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Join WQED Multimedia for a free screening and public discussion of a new PBS documentary, Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness . During the Week of Action, communities across the country will use this film to find ways to prevent hate crimes and anti-immigrant violence.as part of the Not in Our Town National Week of Action, held from September 18-24

 

Not in Our Town: Light in the Darkness tells the story of residents of a Long Island village taking action after a local immigrant is killed by seven teenagers in a hate crime attack. While starkly revealing the trauma of hate, the film provides a blueprint for people who want to do something before intolerance turns to violence.

 

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    

  

Parking: 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.) 

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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; 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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