Partner Toolkit

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Buy the film: Purchase the film for educational use through

Host a Screening – For Free!
Join POV’s Community Network to borrow El Velador for free screenings in your community, classroom, staff trainings, or workshops.

There are just a few quick steps to register your screening and borrow the DVD:

  • REGISTER: Join the POV Community Network.
  • ACTIVATE: Check your inbox for an activation link and temporary password (email if you do not receive this email).
  • REQUEST: Log in to your POV account and click “Create an Event” to register your screening(s) and request the film.
  • SCREEN: We’ll send the DVD to you about one month prior to your event, then you send it back to us after the event. It’s that easy!

Screening Toolkit


Step-by-Step Guide »

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Discussion Materials

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Promote Your Screening
Find everything you need to promote your event, from tools to alert your local press, to an easy flyer template you can fill-in and print.

Embed the Trailer

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Tweet About It

Help spread the word about El Velador broadcast by tweeting about it! Be sure to include @povengage

Follow @povdocs for the latest news in documentaries.

Follow @povengage for the latest in community screenings and lesson plans.

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

  • EL VELADOR: The Mexican drug war – seen through a cemetery on @povdocs @PBS #documentary
  • EL VELADOR: The Mexican drug war – seen through a cemetery & its night watchman on @povdocs @PBS
  • On POV: El Velador (The Night Watchman) witnesses the afterlife of Mexico’s drug wars @PBS #documentary
  • EL VELADOR follows the night guard of mausoleums built for Mexico’s notorious drug lords on @povdocs @PBS
  • Who can afford such luxuries and die so young? EL VELADOR on @povdocs @PBS #documentary

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