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American Promise. Here you'll find everything you need to get involved with the film, including information on how to host your own free screening.

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Screening Toolkit

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Host a Screening

Join POV's Community Network to borrow Brooklyn Castle for free screenings in your community, classroom, staff trainings, or workshops.
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Find everything you need to host your own free screening, from a Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting a Screening, to tools to alert your local press, to an easy flyer template you can fill-in and print, and audience evaluations to distribute after your screening. It's all here!


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Screening Flyer Template
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Tweet About It


Help spread the word about Brooklyn Castle by tweeting about it! Be sure to include @povengage and @Brooklyn_Castle.

We've even put together some sample tweets for you below:

Meet the #chess champs of #BrooklynCastle. #PBSIndies @povdocs @PBS

The power of afterschool programming & #chess: #BrooklynCastle @povdocs @PBS

Watch #Brooklyn's I.S. 318's #chess team & experience the power of #afterschool programming in #BrooklynCastle. @povdocs @PBS

#BrooklynCastle: #Chess, #afterschool & inspiration. @povdocs @PBS

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