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Upcoming POV Documentary Screenings

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As we make our way through August, community partners across the country continue to host public screenings of POV premieres, encores and films from the archive. Below are some of the upcoming screenings. Don’t see your town or city? Visit our local events calendar for a full listing and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage to stay connected to the latest news and screening information from Community Engagement and Education!

Massapequa Park, New York

The Light in Her Eyes
Tuesday, August 21, 2012, 2:00PM
Don’t miss Massapequa Public Library‘s sneak preview screening of POV’s Season 25 film The Light in Her Eyes.

Portland, Maine

Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 5:30PM
Join the Portland Public Library as they continue their Summer Documentary Film Series with Reportero. For more information, call 207-871-1700.

Flushing, New York

The Learning
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 7:30PM
Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment‘s annual film series is back again this summer. This year, they’ve partnered with The Brecht Forum to bring you FiRE’d Up Wednesdays @ The Brecht Forum! The 3rd and 4th Wednesdays of July and August FiRE will present 5 films that give insight to the lives and work of migrant workers, LGBTIQ Filipinos, trafficked workers, and trade unions. They’ll have accompanying panels to supplement the films and will talk about the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns and its current campaign against labor trafficking: Stop Trafficking Our People.

Guilty Pleasures

Boise, ID

Guilty Pleasures
Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 7:00PM
Idaho Public Television presents An Evening with POV and Simon Kilmurry, executive producer of POV. Mr. Kilmurry will screen Guilty Pleasures followed by a Q & A and no-host reception on The Flicks Theater patio. Purchase your tickets.

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.