Indie Lens Pop-Up Virtual Screenings

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 and social issues, to family and community relationships.

Join one of our local partners. including the University of Alaska, Anchorage’s Multicultural Center for film screenings and community-driven conversations featuring documentaries seen on PBS’s Independent Lens at Indie Lens Pop-Up. 

COVID-19 is impacting our nation. Due to the crisis, our local partners, alongside ITVS will be hosting digital only screenings and virtual events. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation.

All screenings are free and open to the public.

Upcoming Virtual Screenings

Mr. Soul

Celebrate SOUL!, the public television variety show that shared Black culture with the nation. Ellis Haizlip developed SOUL! in 1968 as one of the first platforms to promote the vibrancy of the Black Arts Movement. Its impact continues to this day.

When: Tuesday, February 18, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Screening via OVEE
RSVP Required: RSVP HERE
Live Chat & Panel Discussion following the film

Coded Bias

When MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that the majority of facial-recognition software does not accurately identify darker-skinned faces, she embarks on an investigation that uncovers widespread bias lurking in the algorithms that shapes the technology powering our lives.

When: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Screening via OVEE
RSVP Required: RSVP HERE
Live Chat & Panel Discussion following the film

9to5: The Story of a Movement

Go inside the inspiring movement for women’s workplace equality in the 1970s. Started by a group of Boston secretaries, the 9to5 cause used humor to attract press attention and shame bosses into giving better pay and ending sexual harassment.

When: Monday, March 1, 2021 at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Virtual Screening via OVEE
RSVP Required: RSVP HERE
Live Chat & Panel Discussion following the film