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4 Days, 53 Films – POV at SDFF 2012

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The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival is presented by Sebastopol Center for the Arts, a grassroots, nonprofit arts center created in 1988 by a coalition of art, business and community members to provide art programs and services for all sectors of West Sonoma County.

This year, the festival highlights a wide array of independent documentaries including five POV films – Where Soldiers Come From (POV 2011), The Learning (POV 2011), Girl Model (POV 2012), Guilty Pleasures (POV 2012) and Granito: How to Nail a Dictator (POV 2012). For a screening schedule and full list of films, please visit the Sebastopol Film Festival Schedule.

The Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival runs Thursday, March 28 – Sunday, April 1, at a variety of locations, including the Sebastopol Cinemas (6868 McKinley St.) and the Sebastopol Center for the Arts (6780 Depot St.). Tickets are $10 for regular screenings and special programs and $20 for the opening night gala screening and reception. To purchase, please see Ticket Information.

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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.