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Still from We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital
Still from the film We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital. Photo courtesy of Tony Buba

Film and Conversation: We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital

Thursday, August 1, 2013

7–7 pm

Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor

We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital (Tony Buba, 2012, 85 min.). This documentary chronicles the residents of Braddock, Pennsylvania, organizing to fight a corporate healthcare giant to keep their community hospital. Shot in cinema verité style, the film follows the work of the community over a two-year period through daily setbacks and struggles, portraying a town's strength, dignity, and spirit.

The screening is presented in conjunction with the exhibition LaToya Ruby Frazier: A Haunted Capital. A conversation between Frazier and Buba follows the film. Tickets are included in Museum admission and are available in advance at www.museumtix.com or at the Visitor Center.