Midwest Theater Presents "NewTown"

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Name: Midwest Theater Presents "NewTown"
Date: March 9, 2017
Time: 7:30 PM - 7:30 PM MST
Website: Midwest Theater
Event Description:
Indie Lens Pop-up, presented by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), Nebraska Educational Television (NET), Humanities Nebraska & the Midwest Theater are excited to present this month's screening of "Newtown"

Newtown uses deeply personal testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, the deadliest mass shooting of schoolchildren in American history. Through poignant interviews with parents, siblings, teachers, doctors, and first responders, Newtown documents a traumatized community still reeling from the senseless killing, fractured by grief but driven toward a sense of purpose.

WHAT: FREE screening of “NewTown”
WHEN: Thurs, March 9th at 7:30 pm   Join us after the film for a Discussion & Cookies
Colin Croft, professor at WNCC

The Midwest Theater’s “Indie Lens PopUp” is supported in part by the Humanities Nebraska, Nebraska Arts Council and the Nebraska Cultural Endowment.
Newtown is a co-production of Mile 22 LLC, and Independent Television Service (ITVS), with
funding provided by Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
In association with K A Snyder Productions and Cuomo Cole Productions and Transform Films
About Independent Lens
Independent Lens is an Emmy® Award-winning weekly series airing on PBS Monday nights at
10:00 PM. The acclaimed series, with Lois Vossen as executive producer, features
documentaries united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement and unflinching visions of
independent filmmakers. Presented by ITVS, the series is funded by the Corporation for Public
Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people, with additional funding from
PBS, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation and the National
Endowment for the Arts. For more, visit pbs.org/independentlens. Join the conversation:
facebook.com/independentlens and on Twitter @IndependentLens.

The Midwest Theater
1707 Broadway
Scottsbluff, NE

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, March 9, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
For more information call 308-632-4311
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