An exciting POV weekend is coming up in Brooklyn on September 28 and 29th, when POV holds a sneak-preview of PBS Indie Showcase film Brooklyn Castle at the Brooklyn Museum, and presents the Brooklyn premiere of Listening is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special as part of the DUMBO Arts Festival. Mark your calendars and join us in Brooklyn!


Brooklyn Castle
Saturday, September 28th
at 2PM

Join us at Brooklyn Museum for a sneak-preview screening of Brooklyn Castle, followed by a Q&A with the students featured in film and a chance
to play chess!

Brooklyn Castle tells the exhilarating story of the chess team at Brooklyn’s
I.S. 318 ­- a public school serving
mostly minority students from families living below the poverty line – where
the chess team has won more than
30 national championships, the most
of any school in the country.

The event is free with museum admission.

For more information and to reserve your tickets, visit

Listening is an Act of Love:
A StoryCorps Special

Sunday, September 29 at
12PM, 2PM & 4PM

Join us at the DUMBO Arts Festival for Listening is an Act
of Love: A StoryCorps Special
The Rauch Brothers. This 30-minute animated special celebrates the transformative power of listening with
six stories.

A special panel conversation ‘The
Power of Listening: A Conversation with StoryCorps, The Rauch Brothers,
and POV
‘ will follow the 2 PM screening.

The screenings and panel will take place in the POV Screening Room on the 9th Floor of 20 Jay Street in Brooklyn.

For more information on the DUMBO Arts Festival and full list of activities, visit

Visit our local events calendar for a full listing and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own! And don’t forget to follow us on Twitter @POVengage to stay connected to the latest news and screening information from Community Engagement and Education.

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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.