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Presumed Guilty A film by Roberto Hernández and Layda Negrete

Premiere Date: July 27, 2010

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We're glad you're excited about the broadcast of Presumed Guilty. Here you'll find everything you need to get involved with the film, from alerting your community to the PBS national broadcast, to hosting a free screening. It’s easy to do. Scroll down for a list of ways that you can share this film with your friends, family, and community.

Presumed Guilty will have its PBS encore presentation on
Thursday, August 23 at 10PM. (check local listings)


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Screening Toolkit

Find everything you need to host your own free screening, from a step-by-step instructional guide, to tools to alert your local press, to an easy flyer template to fill out and print, and audience evaluations to distribute after your screening. It's all here!


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Audience Evaluation »

Discussion Materials

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