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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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