Indie Lens Pop-Up: Breaking the News

Indie Lens Pop-Up: Breaking the News

Mon, 02/26/2024 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Credit: Independent Lens

A group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists launch The 19th*, a news startup bucking the status quo.

Join WXXI for a special FREE screening and discussion of Breaking the News, a film by Heather Courtney, Princess Hairston, Chelsea Hernandez, and Diane M Quon. Frustrated by the lack of representation in the media, a group of women and LGBTQ+ journalists launched The 19th*, a digital news startup whose work is guided by elevating the voices often left out of the American story.  

Indie Lens Pop-Up presents Breaking the News
Monday, February 26 at 6:30-8:30 p.m. 
The Little Theatre, Theatre 5
240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY

The film will be followed by a panel discussion. Panelists TBA.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a community series that brings people together for film screenings and conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most. Learn more at