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Upcoming POV Screenings

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POV Local Events Map

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.

San Francisco, CA
Herman’s House
Sunday, May 19, 2013, 5:00PM
Join We Players for a screening of the new documentary film Herman’s House on Alcatraz Island followed by a panel discussion with director (and former WE Player!) Angad Singh Bhalla. For more information, call 415-547-0189.

Chattanooga, TN
Only the Young
Monday, May 20, 2013, 6:30PM
Join the Chattanooga Film Society for a free screening of Only the Young, the first film in a Summer 2013 POV-themed series. For more information, call 423-266-3766.

Chicago, IL
The Learning
Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 11:30AM
In celebration of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month, the Chicago Public Library’s Greater Grand Crossing Branch is pleased to present the film screening of The Learning. For more information, call (312) 745-1608.

Alexandria, VA
Up Heartbreak Hill
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 7:00PM
This year, as part of All Alexandria Reads, Alexandria Public Library chose “Listening is an Act of Love: A Celebration of American Life from the Storycorps Project.” Tying in with spirit of this book, the library will show a five-part screening series, including Up Heartbreak Hill. For more information, call (703)746-1728.

Irvine, CA
Señorita Extraviada
Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 7:00PM
Phi Lambda Rho is happy to be hosting our very first annual Semana De La Mujer event on the University of California, Irvine campus. We aim to hold this event in hopes of celebrating the complex and unique identity of Latinas through a week long celebration on campus. Through a series of events, including a screening of Señorita Extraviada, we hope to inform students about the issues affecting Latina students on campus as well as issues, affecting the Latina/o community as a whole. For more information, call (323) 246-8437.

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.