The Center for Film Studies in conjunction
with the Department of English will be welcoming Pittsburgh Filmmaker Tony Buba
on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
First, during Professor Tom Slater’s Humanities Literature class at 3:30 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, room 225, he will show clips from his
documentary Struggles in Steel and
talk about racism. All students and faculty are welcome to attend, and
vouchers will be available for attendance.
Then, at 5:30 p.m., also in HSS 225, Buba will
show his award-winning Ghosts of Amistad:
Voices of the Rebels. He will then
hold a discussion. Vouchers will be made available for this event as
Tony Buba is a Pittsburgh filmmaker who
organized Braddock Films in 1992, from which he
continues to produce documentary and fiction works and assist young
filmmakers. He is dedicated and enthusiastic about making films that
matter for the
Among his other works were a pair of documentaries about the struggle
to keep a UPMC hospital in Braddock. His current
is titled Thunder Over Braddock, a
companion to his
earlier Lightning Over Braddock.
you would like to learn more about Tony Buba and Braddock Films, visit their website.