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Indie Lens Screenings by WCTE

Always in Season

Tuesday, January 21, 2020
@ TTU Backdoor Playhouse
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

In Always in Season, descendants of the victims and perpetrators of lynching are working together to heal a violent history. Blending observational footage with first-person testimonies and expert input, the film examines the lingering impact of lynching and the link between this historic form of racial terrorism and the racial violence that exists today.

Address: 805 Quadrangle Drive, Cookeville, TN 38505

Bedlam

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
@ TTU Backdoor Playhouse
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Haunted by the death of a mentally ill sister, filmmaker and psychiatrist, Ken Rosenberg visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Rosenberg follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other chronic psychiatric conditions, whose silence and shame often worsen the suffering.

Address: 805 Quadrangle Drive, Cookeville, TN 38505

The First Rainbow Coalition

Tuesday, November 19, 2019
@ TTU Backdoor Playhouse
Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

In 1969, the Chicago Black Panther Party began to form a multi-ethnic coalition with the Young Lords Organization and the Young Patriots. Banding together in one of the most segregated cities in post-war America, the Rainbow Coalition changed the face of 1960's Chicago politics and created an organizing model for future activists and politicians.

Address: 805 Quadrangle Drive, Cookeville, TN 38505


About Indie Lens

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's 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. Can't attend in-person? Check the screening schedule for information on our online Pop-Up events.

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