El Velador (The Night Watchman)
El Velador (The Night Watchman) will broadcast on PBS on Thursday, September 27th.

Organizations around the country are spreading the word about El Velador (The Night Watchman), which airs tonight on POV and will be streaming for free online through October 28th.You, too, can alert your community with our specialized online partner toolkit. In it you’ll find sample tweets, a reminder email template, instructions for embedding the film trailer on Facebook, and lots more. Looking for inspiration? See below!


The Latin American Cultural Center of Queens, Trans-border Institute, Austin Center for Mexican-American Cultural Arts and Stopthedrugwar.org, and Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) used Tweets and Facebook posts to let their community know about the film.

We also appreciate support from Los Cenzontles Mexican Arts Center, an organization in San Pablo, CA that promotes value for Mexican American traditions through its youth arts education program, touring group, CD and documentary film productions. Keep an eye out for the release of their music video on the drug-related violence in Mexico and the deafening silence surrounding it on www.loscenzontles.com.


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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.