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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

28 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Wajib

Friday, September 28, 2018 - 6:30pm to 11:00pm
Regent Square Theater, 1035 S Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15221

2017 | Palestine, France, Germany, Colombia, Norway, Qatar and UAE | 96 Minutes | Drama

Divorced father Abu Shadi has accepted that he will be living alone once his daughter’s upcoming wedding takes place. In the meantime, Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand-delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. In this tense, yet quirky take on the relationship of an estranged father and son, Wajib challenges the fragility and differences in lifestyles between countries and generations.

23 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Wajib

Sunday, September 23, 2018 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Alumni Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15213

2017 | Palestine, France, Germany, Colombia, Norway, Qatar and UAE | 96 Minutes | Drama

Divorced father Abu Shadi has accepted that he will be living alone once his daughter’s upcoming wedding takes place. In the meantime, Shadi, his architect son, arrives from Rome after years abroad to help his father in hand-delivering the wedding invitations to each guest as per local Palestinian custom. In this tense, yet quirky take on the relationship of an estranged father and son, Wajib challenges the fragility and differences in lifestyles between countries and generations.

27 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Centerpiece:Disappearance

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Regent Square Theater, 1035 S Braddock Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15221

2017 | Iran and Qatar | 88 Minutes | Drama

26 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Daha

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 8:30pm to 11:30pm
Harris Theater 809 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

2017 | Turkey | 115 Minutes | Drama

In Onur Saylak's debut feature, fourteen-year-old Gaza helps his domineering father smuggle refugees from war-torn countries to Europe, giving them temporary lodgings and scant food until they attempt the crossing. Gaza dreams of escaping this life, but can't help being drawn into a dark world of immorality, exploitation, and human suffering. Gritty and disturbing, Daha asks the question: can you avoid becoming a monster when you've been raised by one?

General Admission: $10.00

29 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Ava

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 11:00pm
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, 650 Schenley Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15260

2017 | Canada and Iran | 103 Minutes | Drama/Thriller

Sadaf Foroughi's semi-autobiographical film debut focuses on teenager Ava's coming of age in a strict, traditional society and an even more strict, traditional household. After committing an act of rebellion, Ava must navigate her relationship with her parents, peers and teachers as her rage grows against both the people in her life and social restrictions in Iran. Dark and riveting, Ava explores the youths’ need to be heard and understood.

General Admission: $10.00

First Screening:

26 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Ava

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 6:30pm to 10:30pm
Harris Theater 809 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

2017 | Canada and Iran | 103 Minutes | Drama/Thriller

Sadaf Foroughi's semi-autobiographical film debut focuses on teenager Ava's coming of age in a strict, traditional society and an even more strict, traditional household. After committing an act of rebellion, Ava must navigate her relationship with her parents, peers and teachers as her rage grows against both the people in her life and social restrictions in Iran. Dark and riveting, Ava explores the youths’ need to be heard and understood.

General Admission: $10.00

29 Sep 2018

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Silk Screen Festival: Abu

Saturday, September 29, 2018 - 7:00pm to 10:30pm
Harris Theater, 809 Liberty Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15222

2017 | Canada/ Pakistan/Japan/Saudi Arabia/Thailand| 80 Minutes | Documentary

Abu is a journey to the center of a fragmented family while they grapple with religion, sexuality, colonialism and migration. Through a tapestry of narratives composed of family footage, observation and classic Bollywood films, gay-identifying Pakistani-Muslim filmmaker Arshad Khan takes viewers through the tense relationships between family and fate, conservatism and liberalism and modernity and familiarity.

General Admission: $10.00

First Screening:

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