Skip to content

Share the Film

We're glad you're excited about the broadcast of Where Soldiers Come From. 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.

Where Soldiers Come From will have its premiere broadcast on PBS on Thursday, September 6 at 10PM. (check local listings)

Embed the Trailer on Your Site

Watch Where Soldiers Come From - Trailer on PBS. See more from POV.

Tip: Roll your mouse over the video screen, click on the "Embed" button in the upper right 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 Where Soldiers Come From 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 Where Soldiers Come From.




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 Where Soldiers Come From on PBS on September 6, 2012! 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 Where Soldiers Come From on PBS on September 6, 2012! Sign Up »

Download the Press Release

Download the Press Release from our online pressroom.

"Like" Us on Facebook

Show your love for POV and Where Soldiers Come From 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 Where Soldiers Come From trailer on your Facebook profile by linking to this URL: Tell all your friends to watch the film September 6!

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 Where Soldiers Come From 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.

@WSCFFilm follows childhood friends from Michigan to the battlefield and back on @povdocs @PBS 11/10, 9pm

How is a rural community affected when young people go off to war? Watch @WSCFFilm 11/10, 9pm @PBS & discuss

Variety: "Packs a savage but understated punch" - @WSCFFilm on @povdocs @PBS 11/10, 9pm

@WSCFFilm- An intimate portrait of 3 friends' 4 year journey from teenagers to soldiers @povdocs @PBS 11/10, 9pm

Please tell your friends about Where Soldiers Come From by sharing this page. Thanks for your support!


Talk About This

Are you aware of our Comment Policy?

* Your email address is for verification purposes only and will not be published, shared, or sold to other entities.

  • Posted on September 15, 2011
  • Updated on July 24, 2012

Share This

403 Forbidden


You don't have permission to access /pov/distributors// on this server.

Frustrated with how small-town America was often portrayed in the mainstream media, I wanted to tell a story about my rural hometown that countered those stereotypes.”

— Heather Courtney, Filmmaker

403 Forbidden


You don't have permission to access /pov/tvschedule/ on this server.