Tony Buba

Biography: Tony Buba has made over thirty films including four feature films exploring working-class issues in and around his hometown since 1974. Buba began his career with “The Braddock Chronicles,” a dozen short documentary portraits of the stubborn signs of life in a dying mill town. Buba’s work has been showcased in one-person shows at The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Anthology Film Archives, The Carnegie Museum of Art and more than 100 museums and universities. His awards include fellowships from the NEA, AFI, and the Rockefeller and Guggenheim Foundations. Buba’s many awards include Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award and Pennsylvania Media Artist of the Year.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Ghosts of Amistad (2015).

J. Roy: New and Used Furniture (1974)
Betty’s Corner Cafe (1976)
Sweet Sal (1979)
The Milk Hunk Herald (1980)
Voices from a Steeltown (1983)
No Pets 1988 Lightning Over Braddock: A Rustbowl Fantasy (1994)
Struggles in Steel: The Fight for Equal Opportunity (1996)
Year on the Throne (2007)
We Are Alive! The Fight to Save Braddock Hospital (2012)
Ghosts of Amistad (2014).