Re-flex-ions n. pl. Variant of reflection

Re-flex-ions is a continuation of finding different ways to see, Braddock, Pennsylvania. This is the first of a series of short films that Tony Buba is developing with Mary Carey, Arts, Culture & Information Facilitator at the Braddock Carnegie Library. They are aiming to develop short films 2 to 5 minutes in length that will reflect the changing nature of the local Pittsburgh community.

Director: Tony Buba

Runtime: 3:12 Minutes

Year: 2020

Date of screening & time


About The Director

Tony Buba

Tony Buba has been producing documentaries since 1972. Buba received his M.F.A from Ohio University in 1976. Tony’s films have been screened at Sundance, Toronto, Berlin, Black Maria, Athens, and other major international film festivals. He has had exhibitions at more than 100 universities and museums, including The Museum of Modern Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, Museum Ludwig-Cologne, Anthology Film Archives, and Pacific Film Archives. Some of Tony’s awards include fellowships from the NEA, AFI, Rockefeller and Guggenheim Foundations, The Alfred I. duPont Columbia University Award as well as grants from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. His most recent feature documentary Ghosts of Amistad aired on PBS, and in 2015 was awarded the John E. O’Connor Film Award from the American Historical Association. Tony’s 1988 film Lightning Over Braddock was named in the Oct. 14, 2020 edition of the New Yorker magazine as one of the 62 most influential documentaries ever made.