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The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Presented by Cleveland Institute of Art and The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque at The Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque, Cleveland OH

Jun 18 - 19 2022
The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman

Set during the 1960s, the film focuses on a Southern Black woman (an extraordinary Cicely Tyson) whose long life has spanned slavery to the Civil Rights Movement. On her 110th birthday, she recounts some of what she has witnessed over her 11 decades.

USA, 1974, John Korty

Here’s a rare opportunity to see one of the great made-for-TV movies on the big screen! Set during the 1960s, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman focuses on a Southern Black woman (an extraordinary Cicely Tyson) whose long life has spanned slavery to the Civil Rights Movement. On her 110th birthday, she recounts to a reporter some of what she has witnessed over her 11 decades. Director John Korty, who died in March, was a maverick independent filmmaker who graduated

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Special admission $11; members, CIA & CSU I.D. holders, and those age 25 & under $8.
No passes or twofers.
Advance tickets advised.

Important Covid requirement. All Cinematheque moviegoers must wear a mask for the duration of their visit. Learn more under the “Face Coverings” section at cia.edu/covid. As a reminder, filmgoers can park for free in Lot 73 and in the Institute’s annex lot and should enter CIA via nearby Entrance C. Click here for a map.

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11610 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106

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