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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.


Laramie, WY
5 Broken Cameras
Sunday, August 25, 2013, 7:00PM
Join the Wyoming Peace, Justice and Earth Center and the Laramie Film Society for a free screening and discussion of 5 Broken Cameras at the Albany County Public Library. This event is part of the summer weekly film series of thought-provoking titles. For more information, call (307) 721-2580.

Cleveland, OH
Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 5:00PM
Join eFuneral at the Cleveland Public Library’s Martin Luther King Jr. Branch for a special screening of Homegoings. The screening will be followed by a discussion and Skype Q&A with director Christine Turner. For more information, visit the eFuneral Facebook Page.

San Diego, CA
Ping Pong
Tuesday, August 27, 2013, 6:00PM
Join the San Diego Public Library’s Pacific Beach/Taylor Branch for a sneak-preview screening of Ping Pong. For more information, call (858) 581-9933.

Portland, ME
Ping Pong
Thursday, August 29, 2013, 7:30PM
Join the Portland Public Library for a sneak-preview screening of Ping Pong followed by a discussion and refreshments. For more information and a full line-up of the library’s POV Summer Documentary series, visit

Brookings, SD
The World Before Her
Friday, August 30, 2013, 7:00PM
Brookings United Church of Christ continues their monthly program on matters of faith and society, with a screening and discussion of The World Before Her. For more information, call (541) 525-1819.

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.
  • SBeckas

    Films need to be closed captioned on DVD local screenings – as audio in many is less then desirable. Please consider this change.