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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.

2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up Screenings

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Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities by Stanley Nelson and Marco Williams

February 1, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Tell Them We Are Rising explores the pivotal role historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have played over the course of 150 years in American history, culture, and identity. This film reveals the rich history of HBCUs and the power of higher education to transform lives and advance civil rights and equality in the face of injustice.  

Location:Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs

 

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Dolores by Peter Bratt

March 1, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

With intimate and unprecedented access, Peter Bratt's Dolores tells the story of Dolores Huerta, among the most important, yet least-known, activists in American history. Co-founder of the first farmworkers union with Cesar Chavez, she tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice, becoming one of the most defiant feminists of the 20th century.

Location: Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs

 

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Look & See: Wendell Berry’s Kentucky by Laura Dunn

April 5, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Look & See: Wendell Berry's Kentucky is a portrait of the changing landscapes and shifting values of rural America in the era of industrial agriculture, as seen through the mind’s eye of award-winning writer and farmer Wendell Berry, back home in his native Henry County, Kentucky.

Location: Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs

 

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Served Like a Girl by Lysa Heslov

May 3, 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Served Like a Girl provides a candid look at a shared sisterhood to help the rising number of homeless women veterans who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, and suffer from PTSD, sexual abuse, and other traumas. By entering into the “Ms. Veteran America” competition, these amazing ladies unexpectedly come full circle in a quest for healing and hope.

Location: Tim Gill Center for Public Media, Colorado Springs

 

2018 Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening Locations

COLORADO SPRINGS 
Tim Gill Center for Public Media
315 East Costilla Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

GRAND JUNCTION 
Mesa County Library, Community Room
530 Grand Ave.
Grand Junction, CO 81501

DURANGO 
Durango Public Library
1900 E 3rd Ave
Durango, Colorado 81301

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS
Bud Werner Memorial Library
1289 Lincoln Ave.
Steamboat Springs, CO 80487

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