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Get a sneak peek of the new documentary Missing in Brooks County prior to its broadcast premiere—and continue the conversation locally.

Front Range Community College is hosting a public screening of the new documentary film Missing in Brooks County from Emmy Award-winning Independent Lens. Watch the movie, then stay online for a live virtual discussion with local experts. Both virtual events are free and open to the public. 

What: FREE virtual screening of  

Missing in Brooks County 

When: Friday, January 28 at 11:00 am 

Link to watch 


Migrants go missing in rural South Texas more than anywhere else in the U.S. For many families whose loved ones have disappeared after crossing the Mexico border, activist detective Eddie Canales is their last hope. 

Missing in Brooks County unlocks the mysteries—and confronts the agonizing facts of life and death—in this community 80 miles north of the border. 



If you enjoy the film—and/or it leaves you with burning questions you’d like to discuss—please join us directly afterward for a special interactive live conversation with these experts: 

  • Dr. Krista Latham—director of the University of Indianapolis Human Identification Lab. (Latham is featured in the film.) 
  • Alicia Conrad—staff attorney for Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network (RMIAN) Children’s Program 
  • Lisa Duran—executive director of Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition 
  • Patricia Miller—executive director of Alianza NORCO 

What: Live Zoom panel discussion directly following the film 

When: Friday, January 28 at Noon 

Link to Participate 

FILM THEMES/DISCUSSION TOPICS: immigration, human rights, law enforcement, border patrol, search and rescue, investigations 


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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. For more information, visit

About Independent Lens 

Independent Lens is an Emmy® Award-winning weekly series airing on PBS Monday nights at 10:00 PM. The acclaimed series, with Lois Vossen as executive producer, features documentaries united by the creative freedom, artistic achievement, and unflinching visions of independent filmmakers. Presented by ITVS, the series is funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a private corporation funded by the American people, with additional funding from PBS, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Wyncote Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more visit Join the conversation: and on Twitter @IndependentLens

About Front Range Community College 

FRCC offers more than 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder CountyLarimer CountyWestminsterBrighton, and online. FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System. 

About the Colorado Community College System 

The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is the state’s largest system of higher education, serving 138,000 students annually at 13 colleges and 39 locations across Colorado. Our open access mission ensures all Coloradans who aspire to enrich their lives have access to quality higher education opportunities. 

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