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POV at Silverdocs 2012: Panels & Events

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The 2012 Silverdocs Documentary Festival runs from June 18-24, 2012, in Silver Spring, Maryland. POV alum Ramona Diaz (The Learning) opens the festival with her documentary "Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey."

Are you in Washington, D.C., for the 2012 Silverdocs Documentary Festival? Meet POV at these Silverdocs conference panels and events this week!

Tuesday, June 19

Meet the Broadcasters: the Dish on Docs for TV
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Ellsworth Room

Reaching Underserved Communities in Untraditional Ways
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room

Wednesday, June 20

It Takes a Village: Meet the Public Media Decision Makers and Funders
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Ellsworth Room

“Geoaesthetics” and Documentary Film
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room

Post-Screening Q&A: Sun Kissed by Maya Stark and Adi Levy
4:00 PM
AIF Silver Theatre 2

Thursday, June 21

An Anatomy of a Trailer
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Ellsworth Room

Friday, June 22

Contemporary Hybrid Filmmaking: Please Don’t Call This a ‘Museum Piece’
10:15 AM – 11:45 AM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room

Silver Sessions 2012: POV
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM
Colesville Room

Citizen Camera
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room

POV’s 25th Anniversary: A Look Back
3:45 PM – 5:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Fenton Room

Mix and Mingle Happy Hour
Hosted by: PBS Distribution and POV
5:00 – 7:00 PM
Silver Spring Civic Building, Gallery & Courtyard

POV’s 25th anniversary season begins with My Reincarnation on June 21, 2012, but you can watch it now on your iPad or iPhone with the free PBS video app!

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POV Staff
POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.