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Los Angeles, California
American Promise
Saturday, February 15, at 2:00 PM
In spring of 2013, the Friends of the Angeles Mesa Branch Library partnered with the Park Mesa Heights Community Council and the Urban League to present a partial screening of American Promise. Join us now for a screening of the complete documentary and discussion. For more information, call (323) 293-4328.

Springfield Gardens, New York
American Promise
Sunday, February 16, at 1:30 PM
Join Salem Missionary Baptist Church for a screening and discussion of American Promise as part of their annual Black History celebration. This year’s focus is on Black Fathers and Black Sons. For more information, call (516) 424-7090.

Sacramento, California
American Promise
Wednesday, February 19, at 5:00 PM
In celebration of Black History Month, join the California Legislative Black Caucus at The Guild Theatre for a free screening of American Promise. After the screening, join a discussion with Senator Holly J. Mitchell and Mayor Kevin Johnson, as well as the filmmakers, Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson (joining via Skype). In partnership with KVIE Public Television. For more information, call (916) 651-4026.

Massapequa Park, New York
High Tech, Low Life
Wednesday, February 19, at 6:30 PM
Join Massapequa Public Library at the Massapequa Bar Harbour Auditorium for a screening of High Tech, Low Life. For more information, call (516) 799-0770 ext. 3.

Warsaw, New York
American Promise
Thursday, February 20, at 6:00 PM
Join Warsaw Public Library for a screening and discussion of American Promise, followed by an opportunity to discuss the issues raised for them by the film. This event is offered in recognition of Black History Month, and will give people an opportunity to discuss the black experience in America as well as the diversity in educational experience for all students. For more information, call (585) 786-5650.

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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.