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Partner Toolkit

We're glad you're excited about the broadcast of Steam of Life. 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.

Steam of Life will have its encore presentation on PBS on
Thursday, August 16 at 10 PM. (check local listings)


Sign Up for a Reminder

We will send you an email reminder the week before the PBS encore presentation. Forward to your friends, family or organization members as a reminder to watch Steam of Life on PBS on August 16, 2012! Sign Up »

Embed the Trailer on Your Site

Tip: Roll your mouse over the video screen, click on the "Embed" button in the toolbar, 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}

Alert Your Community


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Movie Poster (8.5x14) »


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"Like" Us on Facebook

povdocs.jpg Show your love for POV and Steam of Life 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 Steam of Life trailer on your Facebook profile by linking to this URL: Tell all your friends to watch the film August 16!

Tweet About It

Help spread the word about Steam of Life broadcast by tweeting about it! Be sure to include @povengage.

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Follow @povdocs for the latest news in documentaries.

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

We've even whipped up some sample tweets for you below.

Finnish men sit in the sauna & speak straight from their hearts #steamoflife on @povdocs @pbs 8/16, 10PM

#steamoflife reveals men’s naked souls in an exceptionally intimate & poetic way @povdocs @pbs 8/16, 10PM

Finnish Documentary on Sauna culture #steamoflife @povdocs @PBS August 16, 10PM

@Variety_TV calls #steamoflife "the best sauna movie anyone's ever likely to see," August 16, 10pm @povdocs

Beyond Broadcast

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!)
Organize it »

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!


Step-by-Step Guide
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Partner Agreement
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Press Release
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Media Contact Form
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Audience Evaluation
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Discussion Materials


Discussion Guide »


Lesson Plan »


Reading List »

Have you successfully led an event? We would love to hear about it! Take a moment to fill out your online Coordinator Evaluation »

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