Film Series- The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars and Motor Kings
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Location: Melwood Screening Room
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.
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.
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.