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Mom N’ Pop: The Indie Video Store Boom Of The 80s/90s

Directed by Bobby Canipe Jr.

An indie documentary chronicling the history of the video rental market and stores. Beginning in the mid 70s, the documentary covers the rise in popularity and the fall in success in the mid to late 2000s. Includes independent video stores, gas stations, and tanning salons that provided rental services (both videos and video games). Told via a variety of interviews and narration from the people that actually lived the story. Independent Video Store Owners, Filmmakers, Employees, Distributors, and more. The documentary tells the story of how these experiences shaped lives and built memories.

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The Independent Picture House

Thu, Sep 29
7:45 pm