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There’s still time to win POV DVDs, autographed posters and more!

Have you used POV lesson plans or discussion guides? Do you want to help shape our Season 24 resources? If so, just fill in your email at http://www.pbs.org/pov/educators/education-survey.php and we’ll email you our Community Engagement & Education survey. One lucky entrant will win our Anniversary Collection and three others will win a select POV DVD,

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Doc Roundup: March 6, 2008

IN THEATERS From The Unforeseen Laura Dunn‘s The Unforeseen, executive produced by Terrence Malick and Robert Redford, tells the story of massive real estate developments near Austin, Texas and their impact on the environment. The film, called “part straight-ahead land-war documentary and part elegiac contemplation of the earth and what humans do to it” by

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From the Archives: Documentaries for Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month, so why not curl up with some films from the POV archives that celebrate amazing, courageous women from around the country? The women showcased in these three POV films — an African-American Congresswoman running for president; a Christian teenager from Lubbock, Texas; and an Asian-American architect — are very

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What We’re Watching, What We’re Reading: Week of February 29, 2008

Watching Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hosts African American Lives 2 on PBS. Reading The Color of PoliticsNew Yorker article about Cory Booker, a “mayor of the post-racial generation” and the history of Newark politics. Variety reports that Agnes Varda is working on a new “autobiographical docu feature”, Les Places d’Agnes, that will be ready for

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Watching and Reading: January 18, 2008

WATCHING Howard Rheingold, Web guru, launched a new video blog this month (from BoingBoing) Blue VinylPOV alum Judith Helfand’s 2002 doc aired on the Sundance Channel this month. New Hampshire Primary 2008 GuardianFilms’ documentary team reports from the U.S. READING Robert Redford talks about the Sundance Film Festival’s longstanding commitment to documentary film. Oprah Winfrey

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