Indie Lens Pop-Up!


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The Indie Lens Pop-Up! series presents free screenings and discussions around the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series Independent Lens. By igniting conversations around issues that affect us all, Indie Lens Pop-Up! creates real and lasting change — both at home and around the world.

Indie Lens Pop-Up! celebrates more than 10 years of uniting people through independent film. Available in more than 75 cities nationwide, Indie Lens Pop-Up! presents free screenings and discussions around the Emmy Award-winning PBS documentary series Independent Lens.

Events are free and open to the public.



Show Times - 6:30 p.m.
Dobson Ranch Library
2425 S. Dobson Rd.


2015/2016 Indie Lens Pop-Up! Screening List


October 15

STRAY DOG by Debra Granik

From the director of the Oscar-nominated WINTER’S BONE comes this portrait of a motorcycle-riding Vietnam veteran. There’s much more to Ronnie “Stray Dog” Hall than meets the eye; behind the tattoos and leather vest is a man dedicated to helping his fellow vets and immigrant family as he also comes to terms with his combat experience.







November 19

AUTISM IN LOVE by Matt Fuller

Four adults at different places on the autism spectrum open up their personal lives as they navigate dating and romantic relationships. Eye-opening, first person portrayals show that despite many challenges faced by those with autism, love can find a way.




January 21

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST by Tony Vainuku and Erika Cohn

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST intimately follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. The odds may be stacked against them, but they’ll never stop fighting for a better future.



February 3

*Special Engagement being held at:

The FilmBar @ 5:30PM
815 N 2nd St
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free to attend, first come-first served

by Stanley Nelson

A new revolutionary culture emerged in the turbulent 1960s, and the Black Panther Party was at the vanguard. Weaving together a treasure trove of rare footage with the voices of a diverse group of people who were there, Stanley Nelson tells the vibrant story of a pivotal movement that feels timely all over again.


April 21

PEACE OFFICER by Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber

The increasingly tense relationship between law enforcement and the public is seen through the eyes of someone who’s been on both sides: a former sheriff who established Utah’s first SWAT team, only to see the same unit kill his son-in-law in a controversial standoff 30 years later. Now a private investigator, Dub seeks the truth in this case and other officer involved shootings.



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