A DRY WHITE SEASON | City of Asylum @ Alphabet City | Screen | Pittsburgh City Paper
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A DRY WHITE SEASON 

When: Tue., March 5, 7-9 p.m. 2019
Phone: 412-657-6916
Email: info.sembenefilmfestival@gmail.com
Price: FREE Please RSVP for Tickets at www.Alphabetcity.org
www.sembenefilmfestival.org
With this bracing drama, made at the climax of the anti-Apartheid movement, director Euzhan Palcy issued a devastating indictment of South Africa's racist government, and made history in the process. She became the first black woman to direct a Hollywood studio film. White schoolteacher Ben Du Toit (Donald Sutherland) lives in Johannesburg blissfuly incurious about the lives of his black countrymen until a wave of brutal treatment hurts his gardener (Winston Ntshona) bringing Du Toit faced with harsh political realities.

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