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.

Louisville, KY
Special Flight
Saturday, February 1, at 1:00 PM
Join Louisville Free Public Library Iroquois Branch for a screening of Special Flight. The screening is part of a month-long series on International events and Black History Month. For more information, call (502) 574-1701.

Washington, D.C.
American Promise
Wednesday, February 5, at 4:30 PM
Join us this Wednesday, February 5th, at the Rayburn House Office Building B-340, in Washington, D.C. for a screening of select clips from American Promise, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A with the filmmakers, Michèle Stephenson and Joe Brewster, M.D., and David Johns, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans. There will also be remarks by the Honorable Marcia L. Fudge. The screening begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception. The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited so advance RSVPs are recommended. First come, first served. Registration does not guarantee admission.

Please note that that screening location has changed and will now take place at the Rayburn House Office Building, B-340, at 45 Independence Avenue.

New Orleans, LA
American Promise
Thursday, February 6, at 11:30 AM
Join Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) at the Center for African and African American Studies for a screening of American Promise as part of a film series in celebration of Black History Month 2014 – Civil Rights In America. For more information, call (504) 284-5550.

Jasper, GA
Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special
Thursday, February 6, at 6:00 PM
Join the Pickens County Public Library for a screening of Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special. A short discussion of the film will follow. For more information, call (706) 692-5411.

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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.