We’re thrilled about Marshall Curry & Sam Cullman’s Oscar-nomination for If a Tree Falls (POV 2011) and are looking forward to premiering Racing Dreams next month on February 23 – Marshall Curry’s latest film that chronicles a year in the life of three tweens who dream of becoming NASCAR drivers.

In the coming weeks we’ll be partnering with libraries, PBS stations and community groups to bring sneak-preview screenings of the film to communities across the country.

Don’t see your city on the list below? Interested in hosting a free screening? It’s easy! Join our Community Network.

Avalon, NJ

Racing Dreams
Thursday, February 9, 2011, 6:00 PM
The Avalon Free Public Library in NJ continues their POV screening series with a special pre-broadcast screening. Refreshments will be served! For more information, call the library at (609) 967-7155.

Nashville, TN

Racing Dreams
Wednesday, February 15, 2011, 8:30 PM
Racing Dreams is heading to Nashville as part of Liscomb Univerity’s HumanDocs Film Series. This screening is presented in partnership with the Nashville Film Festival and Nashville Public Television.

Auburn, AL

Racing Dreams
Thursday, February 16 2011, 7:00 PM
In partnership with the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities, The Gnu’s Room will be bringing Racing Dreams to Auburn. To find out more, call 334-821-5550.

Monroe Township, NJ

Racing Dreams
Saturday, February 18 2011, 1:00 PM
Come to a sneak-preview screening at Monroe Township Public Library. Free tickets available at the Welcome Desk. To find out more, call 732-521-5000!

Steamboat Springs, CO

Racing Dreams
Sunday, February 19 2011, 6:00 PM
The Bud Werner Memorial Library will host a free sneak preview screening. Before the film, enjoy a steaming latte or chai tea in their cafe located just inside the Yampa entry!

And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage for the most up-to-date news from Community Engagement and Education!

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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.