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Upcoming POV Documentary Screenings

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‘What goes through a reporter’s mind when they are about to break a story that “is like a grenade before you remove the pin?” ‘

As the drug war intensifies and the risks to journalists become greater, will the free press be silenced? Catch Reportero this month at a series of exciting screenings throughout the U.S.:

La Jolla, CA

Saturday, September 08, 2012 – 4:00pm
Ambulante will screen Reportero at the Institute of the Americas as part of the AMBULANTE BORDER SERIES. A panel will follow on “Freedom of Expression and Persecution of Journalists” with Lynne Walker, Adela Navarro (General Director, Zeta), Bernardo Ruíz (Director, Reportero) and Carlos Dada.

Monroe Township, NJ

Sunday, September 09, 2012 – 1:00pm
The Monroe Township Public Library continues their POV sneak preview film series. For more information, call (732) 521-5000.

Long Beach, CA

Sunday, September 09, 2012 – 12:30pm
As part of the PBS SoCaL 2012 summer film series, catch select POV films before they air, once a month at the Art Theatre of Long Beach. This month, join PBS So Cal for a free sneak-preview screening of Reportero.

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Monday, September 10, 2012 – 6:30pm
Join the Chattanooga Film Society for a free screening of Reportero as part of a summer POV-themed screening series, in partnership with the Mise En Scenesters Film Club and YMCA of Chattanooga.

Phoenix, AZ

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 – 7:00pm
All September long The Phoenix Art Museum celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by showcasing the latest and greatest films from Mexico. Join the museum for a sneak-preview screening of Reportero.

Washington, DC

Friday, September 14, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
The Woodrow Wilson Center’s Mexico Institute, co-presented by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
Event speakers: Bernardo Ruiz, Adela Navarro, Konstantin Kakaes (Former Mexico City bureau chief for The Economist), Eric L. Olson (Senior Associate, Mexico Institute)

Bronx, NY

Saturday, September 15 – 8:00pm
The Bronx Documentary Center, co-presented by the Committee to Protect Journalists
Followed by Q + A with director Bernardo Ruíz , and members of Committee to Protect Journalists

Brooklyn, NY

Thursday, September 20 – 7:00pm
Brooklyn Museum, co-presented by Filmwax Film Series
Followed by Q + A with director Bernardo Ruíz

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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.