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We're glad you're excited about the broadcast of Last Train Home. Alert your friends by embedding the trailer on your Tumblr or Facebook profile. It's easy to do. Scroll down for a list of ways that you can share this film with your friends and family.

Last Train Home will have its premiere broadcast on PBS on Tuesday, September 27 at 10 PM. (check local listings)

Embed the Trailer on Your Site

Tip: All you have to do is hit the play button. Then roll your mouse over the video screen, click on the "Embed" button in the upper left hand corner, copy the code and paste it into the HTML of your blog or web page where you want the trailer to appear. If you would like to adjust the size of the video window, just change the height and width dimensions within the code. If you have any questions about embedding video or anything else on this page, please email us at events {at}

Download the Movie Poster


Print out the Last Train Home poster with the POV airdate and hang it on the wall of your dorm room, cubicle, break room, food co-op bulletin board, refrigerator door... or wherever! Show your support for Last Train Home.




Host a Sneak Preview Screening

The Way We Get By screening

Photo by Larry Glenn, Hands On Network

If you are a community organizer, high school, after school, college or ESL teacher, young person using media to reach your peers or a PBS station employee interested in planning free screenings in your community, please sign up with POV's Community Network and we'll loan you a copy of the film (for free!) along with a toolkit including a facilitators guide. Organize it »

Have you successfully led an event? We would love to hear about it, and post links to blog posts, pictures, etc.
Let us know »

Send Out a Reminder Email


Remind your friends, family or organization members to watch Last Train Home on PBS on September 27, 2011! Use this template to send out your own stylish email announcement.


Sign Up for a Reminder

We will send you an email reminder the week before the PBS broadcast premiere. Forward to your friends, family or organization members as a reminder to watch Last Train Home on PBS on September 27, 2011! Sign Up »

Download the Press Release

Download the Press Release from our online pressroom.

"Like" Us on Facebook

Show your love for POV and Last Train Home and "like" us on your Facebook profile and let your friends know that you'll be watching by RSVPing to our Facebook event, too.

You can also post the Last Train Home trailer on your Facebook profile by linking to this URL: Tell all your friends to watch the film September 27!

Tweet About It

Twitter birdFollow POV (@povdocs) on Twitter and get updates sent directly to your cellphone. We'll keep you up-to-date with the latest information about the film, critical reviews, special activities and exclusive video clips.

And if you want to tweet about Last Train Home to your followers, make sure to include @povdocs so we can track your tweets! We've even whipped up some sample tweets for you below.

How far would you travel to provide for your family? 1300 miles by train, bus and boat? Host a sneak preview of #LastTrainHome & discuss

#LastTrainHome goes inside the promise and chaos of China's booming economy, 9/27 at 10pm @povdocs on @PBS

The Zhang family struggles between tradition & their ambition for new lives. Watch #LastTrainHome 9/27 @PBS

Each spring, 240 million Chinese migrant workers journey home for the New Year in #LastTrainHome @PBS 9/27, 10pm

For 16 years, the Zhangs had to leave their children for factory jobs. Watch #LastTrainHome @PBS 9/27, 10pm

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Remarkable... Fan has visual panache — Last Train Home has some gorgeously composed shots — but he also has something that can’t be taught: The patience and understanding to allow a family to tell their heartbreaking story in their own way...”

— G. Allen Johnson,
San Francisco Chronicle

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