Where: Robert W. Woodruff Library – Atlanta University, GA

When: 2/7/2017 at 7 p.m.

American Promise by Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster

Join Georgia Public Broadcasting for a free matinée screening of American Promise. For more information, visit their website.

Georgia Public Broadcasting aims to create, produce and distribute high quality programs and services that educate, inform and entertain audiences and enrich the quality of their lives. They’ll be screening American Promise as a Black History Month collaboration between Georgia Public Broadcasting, the Auburn Avenue Research Library and the Association for the Study of African American Life & History in recognition of the 2017 Black History Month theme “The Crisis in Black Education.”

American Promise Conversation Starter: Given Dalton’s reputation for excellence, why is the decision to send their sons to the school difficult for the parents featured in the film?

For more prompts for discussion, download the American Promise discussion guide.

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POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.