Upcoming POV Community Screenings

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Better This World
If a Tree Falls

This season, POV is partnering with ACLU branches across the country to encourage dialogue around civil liberties and democracy. In the coming weeks, Better This World and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front will be seen on screens from Mississippi to Hawaii, with facilitated discussions to follow.

A big thank you to ACLU for supporting these timely documentaries. Check out free, upcoming ACLU screenings near you!

September 8, 2011
7:00 PM
Better This World
Las Vegas, NV
The ACLU of Nevada is partnering with Movies That Matter for a free screening and panel discussion at the University of Las Vegas Nevada, Central Building Complex Room A-106, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy. For more information call 702-366-1226.
September 8, 2011
7:00 PM
If a Tree Falls
Portland, OR
Join the ACLU of Oregon for a free screening at Lewis & Clark College, Council Chambers, Templeton Student Center, 0615 SW Palatine Hill Rd. After the film, a discussion will be facilitated by former ACLU president and retired Lewis & Clark professor, Stuart Kaplan.
September 11, 2011
4:00 PM
Better This World
Jackson, MS
Join the ACLU of Mississippi for a screening at the Mississippi College School of Law 151 E. Griffith St, Room 150. To find out more call, 601-354-3408.
September 2011 (TBA)
Better This World
Honolulu, HI
Come to a free screening of Better This World with the ACLU of Hawaii at University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2500 Campus Rd. To find out more, call 808-522-5904.

Interested in bringing these films to your school or community organization? Just visit our Community Network and register to host your own screenings of Better This World and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front!

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.