Indie Lens Pop Up: Charm City

Indie Lens Pop Up: Charm City

Mon, 04/08/2019 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Police officer Eric Winston of Baltimore's Southern District. 

Credit: Courtesy of John Benam

WXXI's Indie Lens Pop-Up series, in conjunction with Rochester Association of Black Journalist, presents this film that delivers a candid portrait of citizens, police, community advocates, and government officials on the frontlines during three years of unparalleled, escalating violence in Baltimore.

Filmed 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. Join WXXI on Monday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Theatre when its Indie Pop Up series presents Charm City. This screening is also part of The Little's Black Cinema Series. The screening will be followed by a discussion, moderated by Marvin Stepherson, Retired Rochester City Policeman with Ray Mayoliz, Manager of Youth Outreach and Violence Prevention  Department of Recreation and Youth Services-City of Rochester

This screening is free and open to the public. Seats are first come, first served.


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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