Tony Buba and Edith Abeyta

Original airdate 
Apr 25, 2022

The Carnegie Museum of Art film series, presented in connection to the "Working Thought" exhibition, brings Braddock native Tony Buba to the Museum theater May 21st at 1:30pm in a free screening of "Lightning over Braddock" - his groundbreaking documentary which has been released on DVD with his short films and proven influential for Michael Moore and the Daily Show and countless documentarians. He will be introduced by Edith Abeyta, installation artist and Carnegie Museum regular who has worked with Tony to stop fracking environmental destruction and bring art to library users in Hazelwood and elsewhere.  Tony talks about his film, his brother Pat, his association with German film legend Werner Herzog, working with George Romero, the movie Martin which starred Lorin Maazel’s Dad Lincoln, the Zombie phenomenon, his WQED start and the state of Braddock today in this wide ranging discussion with Jim Cunningham. 

After the screening, there will be a reception to celebrate Tony's 50th year as a filmmaker in the museum's outdoor Sculpture Court.  All are welcome.  More information is available here -





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