VIRTUAL Indie Lens Film Discussion ~ Bedlam

Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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A community film discussion about Bedlam, an intimate look at the mental health crisis in America

Our Indie Lens Pop-Up series is going virtual for the rest of the 2019/20 season! Bud Werner Library invites you to watch Bedlam for free from home between April 13 and 23, then join your community online for a moderated film discussion.

Please sign up via the "Register" button above to be part of the conversation. We'll email you Zoom access at least one day prior to the virtual gathering.

Filmmaker and practicing psychiatrist, Kenneth Paul Rosenberg M.D. visits ERs, jails, and homeless camps to examine our national mental health crisis. Dr. Rosenberg follows the poignant stories of people grappling with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other chronic psychiatric conditions, whose silence and shame often worsen the suffering. Official selection at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

Movie Link

Watch Bedlam here starting April 13th

Run Time: 

86 minutes
A damning indictment and a call to action – lucid, harrowing and urgent.
The Hollywood Reporter

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