Upcoming POV Community Screenings

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POV has 10 exciting community events coming up this weekend, including screenings tonight in New York, Minnesota, Alabama, Maryland and Chicago!

Many of the screenings will be followed by Q&As and discussions with special guests, so don’t miss out on an opportunity to engage with your community around critical social issues. Check out some of our upcoming events below or find a screening near you!

Steam of Life

Steam of Life

St. Paul, MN

Steam of Life
Friday, September 16, 2011, 7:30 PM
Come to a free screening of Steam of Life, hosted by Finnish American Cultural Activities Inc., a non-profit educational organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the cross cultural heritage of Americans of Finnish ancestry. The event will be held at the International Institute of Minnesota, 1694 Como Avenue. To find out more, email km7916(at)yahoo.com

Sweetgrass

Sweetgrass

Auburn, AL

Sweetgrass
Friday, September 16, 2011, 7:00 PM
Come to a free screening of Sweetgrass, hosted by The Gnu’s Room, in collaboration with the Caroline Marshall Daughon Center for the Arts & Humanities. To find out more, call 334-821-5550.

Calavera Highway

Calavera Highway

Phoenix, AZ

Calavera Highway
Saturday, September 17, 2011, 1:00 PM
Check out a screening of Calavera Highway at The Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave. All films at the museum are free on a first-come, first-seated basis.

Armadillo

Armadillo

Shippensburg, PA

Armadillo
Sunday, September 18, 2011, 6:00 PM
Come to a screening of Armadillo at The Thought Lot, 27 N. Queen Street. Special Q&A session afterwards with Afghanistan and Iraq war vets.To find out more, email markwojo(at)markwojo.com.

Check the Community Screenings Map for a full listing of events near you. Interested in hosting a screening in your community? It’s easy! Join our Community Network.

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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.