Arts & Entertainment

Tickets On Sale for Black Bottom Film Festival

Festival features films celebrating legacy of August Wilson.

Tickets are on sale for the second annual Black Bottom Film Festival at the August Wilson Cultural Center in downtown Pittsburgh, beginning February 22.

The festival will celebrate African American cinema and black filmmakers, including new films and age-old classics. Organizers say the festival fosters an examination of how Black filmmakers use art to inspire, challenge, confront, and influence American culture and reflects themes ever-present in August Wilson's The Pittsburgh Cycle plays.

Wilson, a Pittsburgh native, won two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama in 1987 and 1990.

Featured films include Yardie (2018), Rock Rubber 45s (2018), The Wiz (1978) and Pas Honteux (2017). You can check out the full schedule here .

Click here to purchase a three-day weekend pass or individual day tickets. Tickets include access to all films, Question-and-Answer sessions and workshops. University student discounts are available.

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