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Partner Toolkit

Everything you need to host a screening of Herman’s House.


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Host a Screening - For Free!

Join POV's Community Network to borrow Herman’s House 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 »


Partner Agreement »


Audience Evaluation »

Discussion Materials


Discussion Guide (PDF) »


  Lesson Plan »


  Reading List »

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

Show the Embed Code »


Screening Flyer Template
(PDF) » or (.doc) »


Release »


Media Contact
Form »

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Tweet About It


Help spread the word about the Herman's House broadcast by tweeting about it! Be sure to include @povengage and @HermansFilm.

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

41 yrs in solitary confinement, what would you dream of? Join the conversation w/ #HermansHouse @PBS

What kind of house does someone locked in a 6-by-9-foot cell dream of? @HermansFilm @povdocs @PBS

There are 2.3 million ppl in jail in the U.S. - 80,000+ are in solitary. @HermansFilm @povdocs

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