Upcoming POV Community Screenings Around the Country

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POV’s Community Network members are holding free screenings of POV films around the country all year long. Last year, we had over 500 screenings! We’ll be posting a listing of the coming week’s events every Friday here on the blog, but you can always view the full calendar on our local events page.

Check out some of the exciting POV community events taking place around the country next week!

Los Angeles, CA
TONIGHT, Friday, April 15, The Oath will be screening at Echo Park Film Center at 8pm. Both the film and the venue are fantastic, so check it out at 1200 Alvarado Street. To find out more, call 213-484-8846.

Cleveland, OH
Monday, April 18 at 9:30 AM, there will be a special free screening and discussion of The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers at the Idea Center. The panel discussion will feature Daniel Ellsberg himself via Skype! Don’t think you can make it to the venue? No problem! You can participate in a videoconference of the discussion by contacting john.ramicone(at)ideastream.org or calling 216.916-6360. The discussion will take place 11AM – 12:30 PM. Email questions from students will be accepted before and during the program! To attend the film screening, contact Jennifer Schwelik email: Jennifer.schwelik(at)ideastream.org or call 216-916-6342.

New York, NY
Next week, NYU is hosting The (Unending) Korean War conference and will be featuring POV’s In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee at 6 PM on Friday, April 22. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with filmmakers Deann Borshay Liem and Ramsay Liem. RSVP online, email apa.rsvp(at)nyu.edu or call 212-992-9653.

Want to see a free screening in your community? Tell us where in the comments!

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.