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Pa. screening to show shale-gas films

Published: 10/26/13 @ 12:00


Associated Press

PITTSBURGH

The Pittsburgh Filmmakers are hosting a screening of short films about the shale-gas drilling boom, and a panel discussion.

The event Tuesday evening will feature excerpts from Gas Rush Stories, a series of films by Kirsi Jansa, and a panel discussion on the challenges journalists face when reporting on the shale-gas industry.

Panelists include Jansa, Reid Frazier, the Marcellus Shale reporter for WESA/Allegheny Front, and Tim Hudson, a professor of communication at Point Park University. Chris Moore of radio station WQED is the moderator.

Tickets are $10, and the screenings begin at 7 p.m.

The Pittsburgh Filmmakers are at 477 Melwood Ave. in Pittsburgh.