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Film Series- The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings

Thursday, April 13, 2017 7:00 PM
Location: Melwood Screening Room
Pittsburgh Filmmakers  
477 Melwood Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Pittsburgh Opera Film Series: a partnership with Pittsburgh Filmmakers

Subscribers receive exclusive priority access to our popular Film Series, held on selected dates during the season. Pittsburgh Opera and Pittsburgh Filmmakers collaborate to choose films that pair with the current season's operas...sometimes in surprising ways! 

Our film pairing for The Summer King - the Josh Gibson Story is The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings.

Movie poster for The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings

 

Billy Dee Williams stars as Bingo, the magnetic pitcher of a Negro League baseball team in the 1930s, an era of racial segregation. Tired of the conditions and treatment by his team owner, Bingo takes to the road with a bunch of fellow players he’s stolen away from their teams.

(1976) MPAA Rating: PG.

110 minutes.

SCHEDULE:

6:45 PM • Doors open
7:00 PM • Informal Reception for subscribers and their guests
7:30 PM • Film screening begins in the Melwood Screening Room

SPACE IS LIMITED! RSVP by noon on Thursday, April 7th to 412.281.0912 ext 3, or RSVP via email.