INDIE LENS POP-UP
Indie Lens Pop-Up is a neighborhood series that brings people together for free monthly 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. Admission is free to all Indie Len Pop-Up films – just RSVP!
Indie Lens presents Mr. SOUL! National Screening
Streaming 2/19 | 3:00-4:30pm PT | Tickets FREE
Dir. Melissa Haizlip | 2018 | 104 min
USA | in English
Before Oprah and Arsenio, there was Mr. SOUL! From 1968 into 1973, the public television variety show SOUL! offered an unfiltered, uncompromising celebration of Black literature, poetry, music, and politics, capturing a critical moment in culture whose impact continues to resonate today.
Join audiences nationwide on Friday, February 19, 2021, at 6:00 pm ET, for a virtual Indie Lens Pop-Up screening of Mr. SOUL!, featuring a poetry reading by Tongo Eisen-Martin (San Francisco Poet Laureate) and a panel discussion with Melissa Haizlip (Producer, Writer, Director, Mr. SOUL!) and Eisen-Martin, moderated by Denise A. Greene (Director of Program Initiatives, Black Public Media).