Indie Lens Pop-Up! Free Film Screening: The Providers
- Date: 03/14/2019 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
- Location: Benedictine University at Mesa
Community Room, 225 East Main Street
Mesa, Arizona 85201
The City of Mesa Diversity Office in conjunction with Arizona PBS and ITVS host a free film screening series called the Indie Lens Pop-Up! Film Series. 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, to family and relationships. This date's screening will be:
The Providers: Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, The Providers follows three “country doctors” in New Mexico at clinics offering care to all, regardless of ability to pay. As their personal struggles at times reflect those of their patients, the providers work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left without healthcare.