Indie Lens Pop-Up

WXXI is proud to host a neighborhood screening series that brings people together for community-driven conversations around films from the award-winning PBS series. Formerly known as Community Cinema, the long-running screening series has been renamed Indie Lens Pop-Up. Held at the Little Theatre (240 East Avenue, Rochester, NY), these free screenings will be followed by lively panel discussions to encourage dialogue on social issues. Seats are first come, first served. To learn more about the national film series, click here. 

Featured Programming

Monday, November 25, 2019 - 6:30pm
WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that charts the history and enduring legacy of a groundbreaking multi-ethnic coalition that rocked Chicago in the 1960s.
Monday, February 17, 2020 - 6:30pm
WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that follows a mother’s search for justice and reconciliation that begins while the trauma of more than a century of lynching Black Americans bleeds into the present.
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:30pm
In this Indie Lens Pop-Up presentation filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Ken Rosenberg visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to tell the intimate stories behind our national mental health crisis
Monday, April 27, 2020 - 6:30pm
Threatened by climate change and globalization, remote Easter Island provides a wake-up call for the rest of the world. 
Monday, May 18, 2020 - 6:30pm
WXXI presents this Indie Lens Pop-Up film that tells how television has shaped us and the world of today.

Recently Aired

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 - 5:00pm
WXXI's Indie Lens Pop-Up series presents a special screening for educators. This film takes an intimate look at America's favorite neighbor: Fred Rogers. 
Monday, March 11, 2019 - 6:30pm
WXXI's Indie Lens Pop-Up series presents this film that looks at three rural healthcare providers who try to make a difference in the lives of their patients against overwhelming odds.
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Indie Lens Pop-Up

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