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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 view and discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. For more information about Independent Lensclick here.

Maryland Public Television (MPT) is proud to serve as a producing partner for the Indie Lens Pop-Up screening series. See below for upcoming screenings with our community partners.

Dawnland

By Adam Mazo and Ben Pender-Cudlip

DawnlandDawnland tells the story of the first government-sanctioned truth and reconciliation commission in the U.S., investigating the devastating impact of Maine’s child welfare practices on Native American communities. With intimate access to this groundbreaking process, the film reveals the untold narrative of Indigenous child removal in the United States.

Screening Events:

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The 2018-2019 Series Details are below. We hope to see you at a screening event!

Check back soon as screenings are added weekly!

Are you interested in hosting a screening of any film? Let us know by emailing outreach@mpt.org and we can help you set it up!

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World

By Catherine Bainbridge and Alfonso Maiorana

RumbleRumble brings to light a profound and missing chapter in the history of American music: the Indigenous influence. Featuring music icons Charley Patton, Mildred Bailey, Link Wray, Jimi Hendrix, Jesse Ed Davis, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Robbie Robertson, Randy Castillo, and Taboo, Rumble shows how these pioneering Native musicians helped shape the soundtracks of our lives.

Screening Events:

Friday, November 16, 2018
7:00 - 9:00 PM 
Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
RSVP (available soon)

 

The Providers

By Laura Green and Anna Moot-Levin

The ProvidersSet against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay. As their personal struggles at times reflect those of their patients, the providers work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.

Screening Events:

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Charm City

By Marilyn Ness

Charm CityFilmed during three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Charm City delivers a powerfully candid portrait of those on the frontlines. With grit, fury, and compassion, a group of police, citizens, community leaders, and government officials grapple with the consequences of violence and try to reclaim their city’s future.

Screening Events:

Friday, April 19, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 PM 
Maryland Public Television
11767 Owings Mills Blvd.
Owings Mills, MD 21117
RSVP (available soon)

 

 

Wrestle

By Suzannah Herbert and Lauren Belfer

WrestleWrestle is an intimate, inspiring coming of age portrait of the wrestling team at a struggling high school in Huntsville, Alabama. As they fight towards the State Championship, wrestlers Jailen, Jamario, Teague, and Jaquan face injustices and challenges on and off the mat, grappling with obstacles that jeopardize their success, while their coach wades into the complexities of class and race in the South.

Screening Events:

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Special thanks to our incredible partners including:

 

Anne Arundel County Public Library

 

Caroline County Public Library

 

Baltimore County Public Library

 

Charles County Public Library

 

Community College of Baltimore County

 

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Prince Georges County Memorial Public Library System

 

Towson University

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