Film & Movies

What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution

Feb 26, 2020 - Feb 26, 2020 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Heinz History Center
1212 Smallman St
Pittsburgh, Pa 15222

Join us for a screening of “What Does Trouble Mean?: Nate Smith’s Revolution” on Feb. 26, as part of the 2020 From Slavery to Freedom Film Series presented by the African American Program of the Heinz History Center.


This feature documentary follows the journey of Black laborer leader Nate Smith and his unexpected evolution into charismatic leadership, forced integration of Pittsburgh’s construction trade unions in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Produced by Robert Morris University Center for Documentary Production & Study, this film chronicles the beginning of the Black Construction Coalition and speaks to the economic rights of Pittsburgh’s Black citizens.

Run time: 56 minutes


Admission is free. Registration is not required.

This public program will be held at the Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman St., Pittsburgh, Pa., 15222.

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