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A Town Called Victoria


Mon 12/4: 7:00p

FREE screening as part of the Indie Lens Pop-Up series featuring a zoom Q&A with director Li Lu! The conversation will be facilitated by Aliye Shimi, Executive Director of Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry.

When the local mosque is burned to the ground in an apparent hate crime, the town of Victoria must overcome its age-old political, racial, and economic divides to find a collective way forward. A Town Called Victoria is a Reel South and Independent Lens co-production.

Li Lu was born in Suzhou, China, and moved to the United States when she was five. Daughter of two physicists, Li discovered filmmaking via her lifelong passions of photography, ballet, and literature. After an adventurous immigrant upbringing spanning all three coasts, Li graduated high school in Sugar Land, TX, and received her BA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. Her award-winning narrative television, feature, and documentary work has been supported by Sundance, Firelight Media, and others. Her directorial work can be streamed on Hulu, Disney+, Amazon, PBS, and Netflix. A lover of all storytelling, Li strives to create bold and fearless projects spanning genre and form.

Indie Lens Pop-Up is a community series that brings people together for film screenings and conversations. Featuring documentaries seen on PBS's INDEPENDENT LENS, Indie Lens Pop-Up draws local residents, leaders, and organizations to discuss what matters most. Learn more at




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