Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project On-Demand

Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project On-Demand

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. Independent Lens brings The Marion Stokes Project documentary  and reflects on how television has shaped us and the world of today. Watch On-Demand

It started in 1979 with the dawn of the twenty-four hour news cycle and ended when Marion passed away in 2012. In total, Marion recorded on 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, lies, wars, triumphs, and catastrophes that tell us who we were and how television has shaped the world of today. 

Available On-Demand Through 7/14/2020

About Indie Lens Pop-Up
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on the PBS series 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. 

Presented by ITVS.  Funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting with additional support from MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, Art Works and the National Endowment for the Arts

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