POV Local Events Map

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.

Washington, DC
Herman’s House
Wednesday, October 23, at 7:00 PM ET
Join us for a screening and panel discussion of Herman’s House at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, D.C. Diana Ingraham of the Hill Center, will moderate a discussion with distinguished panelists Amy Fettig (Senior Staff Council, ACLU National Prison Project), Rabbi Rachel Gartner (National Religious Campaign Against Torture and Director of Jewish Life at George University), Juan Méndez (United Nations Special Rapporteur on Torture), and Angad Singh Bhalla (Director of Herman’s House). Admission is free, but an RSVP is recommended. For more information and to RSVP,visit www.hillcenterdc.org.

The screening is presented in partnership with ACLU, American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law’s Anti-Torture Initiative, and NRCAT.

Papillion, NE
The World Before Her
Monday, October 14, 2013, 7:00PM
Join the Sump Memorial Library for a screening of The World Before Her, the second in a monthly documentary film series. There will be refreshments and a short discussion following the film. For more information, call (402) 898-8830.

Lancaster, PA
56 Up
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 10:00am
Join the Eastern Lancaster County Library for a free screening of the documentary 56 Up. To find out more, call (717) 354-0525.

Missoula, MT
Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 7:00PM
Join Missoula Public Library for a screening of Homegoings as part of a joint program with the University of Montana on Death, Dying and the Afterlife. For more information, visit http://events.umt.edu/.

Oakland, CA
Brooklyn Castle
Wednesday, October 17, 2013, 5:30PM
Lights on Afterschool is a national day of recognition for afterschool programs. Afterschool programs keep kids safe, help working families and inspire learning. East Bay Agency for Children is hosting a screening of Brooklyn Castle at Sequoia Healthy Start, which will be followed by a discussion on the importance of after school programs. For more information, call (510) 482-7213.

Philadelphia, PA
Herman’s House
Friday, October 17, 2013, 6:00PM
American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania, in partnership with Philadelphia FIGHT, invites you to a free screening of Herman’s House at the International House followed by a panel discussion on solitary confinement. For more information, visit www.aclupa.org.

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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.