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Join our community of curious, cultured viewers attending our virtual events. After every feature, we host a lively, engaging virtual discussion with a panel of filmmakers and experts; audience participation is encouraged. Learn more about our upcoming screenings below and watch discussions from our past events.

Upcoming Events

Explore upcoming events hosted by PBS North Carolina and other partners.

Thursday, July 29, 4 PM | Virtual Screening of Now Let Us Sing

Join Firelight Media for a special Beyond Resilience event celebrating the digital premiere of Hindsight, our new documentary short film series with Reel South, the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), and WORLD Channel, exploring the lived realities of BIPOC communities in the American South and Puerto Rico during the unprecedented events of 2020.

This event will feature a free, virtual screening of filmmaker Dilsey Davis’sshort filmNow Let Us Sing, followed by a livestream Q&A with the filmmaker moderated by Firelight Media’s own Chloë Walters-Wallace. The post-screening panel discussion will include filmmaker John Valadez, who served as mentor for the film, and film participants Cara Williams Madlala and Charles Bullock of One Human Family.

Conversations on Muhammad Ali Presented by PBS and The Undefeated

Join hour-long discussions with Ken Burns and special guests, featuring clips from the upcoming four-part series, Muhammad Ali. Viewers may register for multiple events. Once registered, you will receive a unique, nontransferable link to attend the virtual event.

Monday, July 19 at 7 PM

Ali On The World's Stage

Thursday, September 9 at 7 PM

Ali, Race & Religion

Tuesday, September 14 at 7 PM

Ali, Activism & The Modern Athlete

Past Events & Panel Discussions

Missed a panel discussion? Just want an encore? Explore recordings of past event discussions, here.

Discussion | Philly D.A. Independent Lens Preview

Following the preview screening of Philly D.A. from Independent Lens, PBS North Carolina's Deborah Holt Noel moderated a discussion on the criminal legal system, prosecutorial reform and social justice and equality.

Discussion | Muni REEL SOUTH Screening

Following the film screening on March 30, REEL SOUTH series producer Nick Price hosted an engaging discussion with filmmaker Paul Bonesteel, and golfer C.Y. Young (featured in the film), highlighting how this story came to film, the history of the groundbreaking Skyview Annual Pro Am Golf Tournament and the state of golf in Asheville today.

Discussion | The Power of Personal Storytelling

Jeff Polish, executive director of The Monti, moderated a discussion on the power of personal storytelling with our panelists, Omisade Burney-Scott and Sabrina Saleha, who are featured in The Story of Us, NC, a half-hour special featuring North Carolinians using their voices to tell stories to inspire, entertain and paint a portrait of modern America.