Host a Sneak Preview of a POV Film – FOR FREE!

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Are you an educator, student, community organizer, librarian or PBS station staffer? Do you want to use POV docs to get people talking about important social issues?
Host sneak previews of POV films before they premiere on PBS!

Register: Log in to our Community Network.

Request: Fill out the online application.

Screen: POV will lend you a copy of the film for free and send you our step-by-step guide with event planning tips.

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POV’s 2011 season will look at globalization, environmentalism and wars present (Afghanistan) and past (Cambodia), among other topics, with Lixin Fan’s Last Train Home, Marshall Curry’s If a Tree Falls (Official Selection, Sundance 2011), Heather Courtney’s Where Soldiers Come From and Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath’s Enemies of the People (Academy Awards shortlist, 2011). POV will also present the second season of animated shorts from StoryCorps, the acclaimed oral-history project that captures American experiences, one conversation at a time.

Screenings can be scheduled anytime after these dates:
Kings of Pastry – May 23
Sweetgrass – June 6
Enemies of the People – June 15
Biblioburro: The Donkey Library – June 21
Mugabe and the White African – June 28
Stream of Life – July 5
Armadillo – August 2
Better This World – August 9
If a Tree Falls – August 16
The Learning – August 23
Last Train Home – August 30
Where Soldiers Come From – Fall 2011 TBA
Racing Dreams – Fall 2011 TBA

Each year, there are more than 500 community screenings of POV films in all 50 states. For the most current listing of POV events happening around the country, visit our local events calendar.

Jamie Dobie
Jamie Dobie
Jamie worked in the Community Engagement and Education Department at POV from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining POV in 2010, Jamie worked at Northwestern University's satellite campus in Doha, Qatar, where she was part of the team tasked with setting up the school's film and journalism programs in the Middle East. She has worked in various capacities on many documentary film crews around the world, including productions in West Africa, and has worked closely with acclaimed filmmaker Margaret Brown. Jamie has also previously worked in the exhibition department at the Field Museum of Natural History and the education and cinema programming departments at the Block Museum of Art. She holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Radio/TV/Film and African Studies.