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Houston PBS Community Cinema presents Medora.The HoustonPBS Community Cinema Series offers free special sneak preview screenings of thought-provoking and ground-breaking independent films scheduled for upcoming broadcast on the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Independent Lens. HoustonPBS Community Cinema screenings feature lively panel discussions with leading community-based organizations, special guest speakers, information and resources, and other programming designed to help people learn about and get involved in some of today's key social issues.The screenings, which are offered free of charge, take place at the Houston Public Library's Concourse Level.MedoraMedora, Indiana is a once-booming community beset by a crippled economy and a dwindling population. This documentary follows the town's down-but-not-out varsity basketball team over a season, capturing the players' stories on and off the court - as the team's struggle to compete parallels the town's fight for survival.Community Cinema is presented locally by HoustonPBS/Channel 8 in collaboration with Independent Lens and ITVS.All screenings are FREE and open to the public. Seating is first come, first served.