Upcoming POV Community Screenings

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Dominic Fredianelli, featured in 'Where Soldiers Come From.'

Dominic Fredianelli rests during a cache sweep in an Afghan village,
as seen in the documentary Where Soldiers Come From.

With its PBS broadcast just around the corner, POV community partners across the country are presenting special sneak preview screenings of Where Soldiers Come From before its national broadcast premiere on Thursday, November 10, 2011, at 9 PM. Don’t miss your chance to catch this intimate look at the young Americans who fight our wars, the families and towns they come from — and the way one faraway conflict changes everything.

Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, October 27, 2011, 7:00 PM
Come to a free sneak preview screening and discussion led by a panel of military veterans, hosted by Fort Greene Peace. The screening will take place at the Brooklyn Free School, 372 Clinton Ave (between Lafayette & Greene Avenue). This event is part of a monthly film series and is co-sponsored by Brooklyn For Peace. To find out more, contact fortgreenepeace(at)gmail.com.

Monroe Township, NJ

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 10:00 AM
Check out a free screening of Where Soldiers Come From, hosted by the Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Plaza. For more information, call 732-521-5000.

Atlanta, GA

Tuesday, November 1, 2011, 7:00 PM
Join Veteran’s Heart Georgia for a free sneak preview screening at Georgia Public Television, 260 14th St NW. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Dr. Blaine Everson, Col. Dennis Brown, Donnie Apted and others. For more information and to register for the event, visit Veteran’s Heart Georgia or call GPT Member & Audience Services at 800-222-4788.

Where Soldiers Come From

Where Soldiers Come From

Clinton, CT

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 5:15 PM
Visit the Henry Carter Hull Library for a special screening of Where Soldiers Come From in honor of Veteran’s Day. The screening will take place at 10 Killingworth Turnpike.To find out more, call 860-669-2342.

Durham, NC

Thursday, November 3, 2011, 7:00 PM
Come to a sneak preview screening of Where Soldiers Come From at the Durham County Library, 300 North Roxboro St. To find out more, call 919-560-0268.

Mountain Home, AK

Tuesday, November 8, 2011, 5:30 PM
Check out a screening at the Baxter County Library, 300 Library Hill. To find out more, call 870-425-3598.

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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.