Indie Lens Pop-Up: Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project Online Screening

Indie Lens Pop-Up: Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project Online Screening

Tue, 06/16/2020 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us for this Virtual Screening of a documentary that tells how television has shaped us and the world of today.

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. 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. Join WXXI for this national Independent Lens Pop-Up OVEE virtual screening of Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project on Tuesday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m.

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 Special thanks to our local partner: Rochester Association of Black Journalists (RABJ)

Also airing on WXXI-TV on June 15th at 10PM

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