Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's Independent Lens, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders and organizations to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics, to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation.
National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The film gives rare insight through the eyes of both survivors and veterans who suffer from PTSD while plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries.
April 6 at 7pm - Colorado Springs (location details below)
April 11 at 6:30pm - Steamboat Springs (location details below)
April 13 at 6pm - Durango (location details below)
April 26 at 6:30pm - Grand Junction (location details below)
Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.
May 22 at 6:30pm - Steamboat Springs (location details below)
May 24 at 6:30pm - Grand Junction (location details below)
June 1 at 7pm - Colorado Springs (location details below)
June 8 at 6pm - Durango (location details below)
2016-17 Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening Locations