The Donut King by Alice Gu
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Welcome to Indie Lens Pop-Up virtual screening of The Donut King hosted by Milwaukee PBS and John Michael Kohler Arts Center.
After the film we invite you to remain and take part in a community conversation.
Enjoy the show!
The Donut King tells the story of a Cambodian refugee who escaped genocide and overcame poverty to build a life for himself - and hundreds of other immigrant families - by baking America's favorite pastry and building an unlikely multimillion-dollar empire of donut shops.
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 to discuss what matters most, from newsworthy topics and social issues, to family and community relationships.
In the coming year, you can find us online—we'll be hosting digital-only screenings and virtual events. Make friends, share stories, and join us!
- Milwaukee PBS
Milwaukee PBS is the collective brand for two Public Broadcasting Service member television stations licensed to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States: WMVS and WMVT. Both stations are owned by Milwaukee Area Technical College
- Alexandria Mack
Alexandria Mack is a multimedia producer based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Currently, she serves as co-producer for Milwaukee PBS’ long-running public affairs program “Black Nouveau” which tells stories of triumph and transformation in Milwaukee's African-American community. Alexandria is also a 2020 Gwen Ifill Mentorship Program fellow through the International Women's Media Foundation.
The views and opinions expressed in this online screening are those of the presenters and participants, and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of ITVS, public broadcasting, or any entities hosting the screening.