Indie Lens Pop-Up: Apart
Event Date and Time: February 16, 2022 7:30 pm
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Since the beginning of the War on Drugs, the number of women in U.S. prisons has grown drastically. The majority are mothers.
Three unforgettable formerly incarcerated mothers, jailed for drug-related charges, fight to overcome alienation—and a society that labels them “felons”—to readjust to life with their families.
Film screenings are free but registration is required.
Directed and produced the Oscar-nominated Sun Come Up. Her film Tocando La Luz (Touch the Light) aired on PBS, and she was a field director and consulting producer on SXSW Audience Award-winner Landfill Harmonic. She has produced docs for PBS, BBC, National Geographic, CNN, and Discovery, and is director of the documentary program at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Oscar-nominated producer and Emmy-nominated cinematographer Tim Metzger filmed and produced Sun Come Up, as well as Tocando La Luz (Touch the Light). He was DP for several Emmy-nominated series, including National Geographic’s The Story of God with Morgan Freeman and Discovery’s Rising: Rebuilding Ground Zero. Tim’s work has also appeared on PBS, BBC, CNN, Al Jazeera, and HBO.
Photo credit: Independent Lens
About Indie Lens Pop-Up
Our 2022 series of films are presented this winter and spring through the continued partnership between Teaneck International Film Festival, The Puffin Foundation Ltd., PBS, and Indie Lens Pop-Up, a neighborhood series that brings people together for film screenings and community-driven conversations. Film screenings are free but registration is required.