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, June 15, 2020 - 10:00pm
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.
Tuesday, June 16, 2020 - 7:30pm
Join WXXI for Virtual Screening of a documentary that tells how television has shaped us and the world of today. What do we learn about truth seeking in an Age of Misinformation and Oversaturation?

Recently Aired

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 8:00pm
Threatened by climate change and globalization, remote Easter Island provides a wake-up call for the rest of the world.  Join Indie Lens Pop-up national screening 
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. This event has been CANCELLED.
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.


Indie Lens Pop-Up

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