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Come to the Historic 16th Street Baptist Church for a screening of The Barber of Birmingham as part of Transformation Birmingham’s C-Series! Following the film will be a panel discussion on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. Since last December, Transformation Birmingham’s C-Series has selected movies and documentaries for spirited round-table discussions to open minds and prepare hearts to look critically at the various issues. These discussions feature a documentary and keynote speakers who offer reflections on fostering an understanding of the root causes of issues facing Birmingham’s African American community and the larger society. For more information, visit Transformation Birmingham’s Facebook page, or call (205) 930-1401.
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 400 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.