Indie Lens Pop-Up presents In Football We Trust
WHUT and ITVS present
IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST
Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening
Sunday, January 31, 2016
Doors open at 4:30pm
Busboys and Poets, 14th & V Streets, NW, Washington, DC 20009
- Brad Horn, video journalist for The Washington Post, executive producer for “First and 17″;
- Brandon Parker sports reporter, The Washington Post, high school sports
- Christina Kwauk, Brookings Institution, author of IFWT Discussion Guide
- Philippe Sanchez, senior, Sidwell Friends School Quakers football team (A Division Champions)
- Rodney Cephas, Athletic & Mentoring Programs Director, Beacon House (DC)
About In Football We Trust
In Football We Trust intimately follows four Polynesian high school football players in Utah struggling to overcome gang violence, family pressures, and poverty as they enter the high stakes world of college recruiting and the promise of pro sports. The odds may be stacked against them, but they’ll never stop fighting for a better future. Click here to read more.
In Football We Trust premieres on Independent Lens on PBS Monday, January 25 at 10/9c (check local listings)
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, to family and relationships. Make friends, share stories, and join the conversation. Can’t attend in person? Find Independent Lens on Facebook for information on our online Pop-Up events.
Independent Television Service, Inc. (ITVS), is a global public media organization that funds and presents independent documentary films, co-produces the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens, and delivers innovative engagement events on the ground and online. Mandated by Congress in 1988 and funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, ITVS has brought thousands of independently produced programs to American audiences. For more visit itvs.org.