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Indie Lens Pop-UpIndie Lens Pop-UpIndie Lens Pop-UpWUCF and the Global Peace Film Festival have partnered with ITVS to bring you Independent Lens films before they are shown on television through Indie Lens Pop-Up.  Below you will find details on the films, as well as scheduled screenings events. Are you interested in showing any of these films?

Contact Jennifer Cook, Director of Communications at or 407-823-2947 to set up a screening.

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Indie Lens Pop-Up 2016-2017 Film Slate:

Meet-The-Patels.pngMEET THE PATELS

Ravi Patel is almost 30, an actor, and, worst of all to his traditional Hindu parents, still unmarried. After he breaks up with his white girlfriend, Ravi submits to his parents' wishes and allows them to play matchmaker. The true-life romantic comedy Meet the Patels explores the influences of culture and identity on the most intense, personal, and important part of one's life — love.
AIRDATE: Mon., Dec. 26 at 9pm on WUCF TV.

The Bad KidsThe Bad KidsThe Bad KidsTHE BAD KIDS

Located in an impoverished Mojave Desert community, Black Rock Continuation High School is an alternative for at-risk students with little hope of graduating from a traditional high school. It's their last chance. This coming of age story shows extraordinary educators and talented students combat the crippling effects of poverty.
AIRDATE: Sunday, March 26 at 11:30 p.m. on WUCF TV


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.
AIRDATE:  Monday, April 3 at 9 p.m. on WUCF TV

National BirdNational BirdNational BirdNATIONAL BIRD

National Bird follows whistleblowers who, despite possible consequences, are determined to break the silence around one of the most controversial issues of our time: the secret U.S. drone war. The film gives rare insight through the eyes of both survivors and veterans who suffer from PTSD while plagued by guilt over participating in the killing of faceless people in foreign countries.
AIRDATE: Monday, May 1 at 10 p.m. on WUCF TV

Real BoyReal BoyReal BoyREAL BOY
Real Boy is the coming-of-age story of Bennett, a trans teenager with dreams of musical stardom. During the first two years of his gender transition, as Bennett works to repair a strained relationship with his family, he is taken under the wing of his friend and musical hero, celebrated trans folk singer Joe Stevens.​
AIRDATE: Monday, June 19 at 10 p.m. on WUCF TV

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