• By Rob Norwood
  • Posted Friday, March 8, 2019

Documentary Films at Central Library

Enjoy these documentary films at the Central Library, part of the Indie Lens Pop-Up Documentaries in partnership with the RiverRun International Film Festival and Forsyth County Public Library.

"The Providers"
March 19 at 6 p.m.

Set against the backdrop of the physician shortage and opioid epidemic in rural America, “The Providers” follows three healthcare providers in northern New Mexico. Amidst personal struggles that at times reflect those of their patients, the journeys of the providers unfold as they work to reach rural Americans who would otherwise be left out of the healthcare system. With intimate access, the documentary shows the transformative power of providers’ relationships with marginalized patients.

"Charm City"
April 30 at 6 p.m.

During three years of unparallelled violence in Baltimore, "Charm City" delivers an unexpectedly candid, observational portrait of the police, citizens, and government officials left on the front lines. In these divisive times, “Charm City” offers humanity as common ground.