Film Discussion ~ Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Thursday, June 25, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Virtual Event via Zoom
Join a community converesation about director Matt Wolf's rave-reviewed documentary, Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project

Our Indie Lens Pop-Up series is going virtual for the rest of the 2019/20 season! Bud Werner Library invites you to watch Recorder: The Marion Stokes Project for free from home from June 5-25, then join your community for a conversation about the film that surveys news, media and digital literacy with the themes of critical consumption of media and news, media’s influence on public opinion, and who creates and tells our stories and shapes the media landscape.

Please sign up via the "Register" button above to be part of the conversation. We'll email you Zoom access on the morning of our virtual gathering.

Movie Link

Watch Recorder: The Marion Stokes Projct here starting June 25

Marion Stokes secretly recorded television twenty-four hours a day for thirty years. It started in 1979 with the dawn of the twenty-four hour news cycle and ended when Marion passed away in 2012. In total, Marion recorded on 70,000 VHS tapes, capturing revolutions, lies, wars, triumphs, and catastrophes that tell us who we were and how television has shaped the world of today.

Run Time: 

1 hour 27 min.

About Indie Lens Pop-Up

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 together to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and community relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. For more information, visit