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PBS’s Independent Lens Preview Screening & Discussion—Bedlam

March 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join UNC-TV Public Media North Carolina, the Durham County Library & the Durham Library Foundation for a special preview/discussion—Bedlam!

About the film: In this upcoming episode from the acclaimed PBS documentary series Independent Lens, Bedlam, filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Ken Rosenberg visits ERs, jails and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Rosenberg follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorders and other chronic psychiatric conditions, whose silence and shame often worsen the suffering.

Bedlam premieres on Independent Lens, Monday, April 13, at 10 PM, on UNC-TV.* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *Event DetailsDate: Tuesday, March 3, at 7 PM (Doors open at 6:45 PM)Location: Durham Arts Council (120 Morris Street, Durham)The Durham Arts Council is located in downtown Durham, at the corner of Morris and Morgan Streets, directly behind the Carolina Theatre and Marriott Hotel Civic Center.Discussion topic: Destigmatizing and decriminalizing mental health.This is a FREE event, but registration is required. Space is reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.To reserve your seat(s), please register via Eventbrite or contact UNC-TV Events Coordinator Karen Nowak at [email protected] or 919-549-7273.* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *About the First Tuesday Film Screening SeriesThis event is the first in a series of four film screenings, held in partnership with the Durham County Library and Durham Library Foundation, on the first Tuesdays of the first four months of 2020, January 7-April 2. Screenings and discussions take place at the Durham Arts Council from 7-9 PM, unless otherwise noted.The First Rainbow CoalitionScreening Event: Tuesday, January 7, 2020Always in SeasonScreening Event: Tuesday, February 4, 2020.

Bedlam Screening Event: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Eating Up Easter Screening Event: Tuesday, April 7, 2020Parking InformationPublic parking is available at and around the Durham Arts Council. As these parking areas are owned by the City of Durham and managed by Central Parking System, the Durham Arts Council has no control or responsibility for these parking areas.Manning Place Parking Lot, beside the Durham Arts Council, offers six handicapped parking spaces. Parking is prohibited in front of or behind the dumpsters.Durham Centre Parking Garage, located across the street from the Durham Arts Council with entrances on both Morris and Morgan Streets, is the best location for public parking. For information about pricing and procedures, please click here.Street Parking is available for a fee until 7 PM. For information about street parking pricing and procedures, please click here.The screening and discussion events are made possible in part by a partnership with PBS, Independent Lens, UNC-TV, Durham County Library, the Durham Library Foundation and with a grant from ITVS.


March 3
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Durham Arts Council
120 Morris Street
DURHAM, NC, NC 27701
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(919) 560-2787