Film and Conversation: We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital
Thursday, August 1, 2013
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.