Two Trains Running
About Two Trains Running
It’s 1969 and the Civil Rights Movement is sending tremors through Pittsburgh’s Hill District. At the center of the community is Memphis Lee’s diner, slated to be demolished – a casualty of the city’s renovation project. Confronted with a rapidly changing world, Memphis and his regular customers struggle to maintain their solidarity and sense of pride.
2hr 35min (one 15min intermission)
1101 Sixth Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024
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