WCTE PBS streams special screening of ‘Bedlam’

Virtual chat afterwards with producer Peter Miller on Tuesday, April 14

COOKEVILLE- Through the intimate and brave stories from families, medical providers, activists and people in-and-out of ERs, jails and homeless camps, “Bedlam” tells the story of America’s mental health crisis. What is being done? How can we support our communities and care for people with serious mental illness?

Hear their stories and discover how you can make a difference by joining us on Tuesday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. CT for a special “Indie Lens Pop-Up” online screening of “Bedlam” and virtual chat with producer Peter Miller and mental health experts from National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). The link to the virtual screening and chat can be located on WCTE’s Facebook page under “Facebook Events.”

“At a time when people are practicing social distancing and looking for fresh content to view from the comfort of their homes, we’re excited to bring digital audiences the first live streamed “Indie Lens Pop-Up” screening of ‘Bedlam’ followed by a virtual chat with the producer, Peter Miller,” said Brent Clark, WCTE’s director of content & digital media. 

“Indie Lens Pop-Up” hosts this event in collaboration with WCTE PBS, California Film Institute, Georgia Public Broadcasting, Kansas City Public Library, Panhandle PBS, and Pickford Film Center, with support from ITVS, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and PBS.

WCTE has served the Upper Cumberland for 40+ years as the region’s premier storyteller and is the only television station in a 75-mile radius of Cookeville. WCTE is a proud strategic partner with educators, health services, government, arts and music organizations across the Upper Cumberland. WCTE is a 501-(c) 3 and is owned and operated by the Upper Cumberland Broadcast Council. WCTE is one of only 350 PBS member stations nationwide. 

Michelle Price is the managing editor of the Upper Cumberland Business Journal and can be reached via email. Send an email.

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