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28 Feb 2019

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New mosques, new neighbors? The domestication of Islam and the politics of proximity, presented by Patricia Ehrkamp.

Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
Humanities Center 602 Cathedral of Learning
Sponsored By: 
Global Studies Center

Speaker: Patricia Ehrkamp, University of Kentucky Department of Geography.

Contact: 
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Arabic for Beginners - Free Language Classes at the Carnegie Library

Sunday, September 9, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Classroom A, CLP - Main (Oakland)
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Arabic for Beginners gives an introduction to Arabic language and various cultures of the Middle East. It meets on the second and third Sunday of each month, except for November 18, in Classroom A. This class session runs from September through December.

These classes are FREE.
You do not have to register for the classes.
You do not need to bring anything or buy anything.
New participants are welcome at any time.
This class is for adults, but young people are welcome as long as they behave respectfully.

Contact: 
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

Turkish for Beginners - Free Language Classes at the Carnegie Library

Monday, September 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Graphic Novels Room, CLP - Main (Oakland)
Sponsored By: 
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

This is an introduction for those who are new to Turkish or consider themselves a little rusty. Meets on the first and third Monday of each month, except September 3, in the Graphic Novels Room. This class session runs from September through December.

These classes are FREE.
You do not have to register for the classes.
You do not need to bring anything or buy anything.
New participants are welcome at any time.
This class is for adults, but young people are welcome as long as they behave respectfully.

Contact: 
newandfeatured@carnegielibrary.org

23 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Colours of Life

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm
Regent Square Theater, 1035 S Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15221

2017 | India | 117 Minutes | Drama

Colours of Life tells the story of a single working mother, Chandrima, and her adult daughter Esha as they grow apart while living under the same roof. Esha’s suicide attempt forces both mother and daughter to confront the changes in their relationship over the past few years. As Charmida starts to understand Esha’s perspective and discover a side of her daughter she never knew, Esha, in turn comes to realize that Changrima was always her closest friend.

General Admission: $10.00

29 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Marlina The Murder in Four Acts

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:45pm to 11:00pm
Harris Theater 809 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

2017 | Indonesia, France, Malaysia, and Thailand | 93 Minutes | Revenge Thriller

In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked and robbed of her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several men of the gang. Seeking justice, she goes on a journey of empowerment and redemption. But the road is long especially when the ghost of her headless victim begins to haunt her. This gripping revenge thriller shows Marlina in a personified feminist rage like no other that will audiences talking about it for years to come.

General Admission: $10.00

23 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Marlina The Murder in Four Acts

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 7:30pm to 10:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

2017 | Indonesia, France, Malaysia, and Thailand | 93 Minutes | Revenge Thriller

In the deserted hills of an Indonesian island, Marlina, a young widow, is attacked and robbed of her cattle. To defend herself, she kills several men of the gang. Seeking justice, she goes on a journey of empowerment and redemption. But the road is long especially when the ghost of her headless victim begins to haunt her. This gripping revenge thriller shows Marlina in a personified feminist rage like no other that will audiences talking about it for years to come.

General Admission: $10.00

29 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Nude

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 8:45pm to 11:00pm
Regent Square Theater, 1035 S Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15221

2018 | India | 110 Minutes | Drama

After her husband abandons her and their 12 year old son for another woman, Yamuna is left with no choice but to move to Mumbai for survival. The job she finds is to be a nude model at an art school. She will do everything to fulfill her dream to help her son lead a successful life in future. But fearing society, she keeps her profession a secret--this award-winning film captures the poignance of being a female and being a parent in a world where neither title earns its bearer respect.

General Admission: $10.00

27 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Scaffolding

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

2017 | Israel and Poland | 99 Minutes | Drama

23 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Scaffolding

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 2:00pm to 6:00pm
Regent Square Theater, 1035 S Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15221

2017 | Israel and Poland | 99 Minutes | Drama

30 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Take Off

Sunday, September 30, 2018 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

2017 | India | 139 Minutes | Thriller/Drama

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