Visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country 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 info from Community Engagement and Education.

This week, 7 different films are being screened in 7 cities throughout the US, covering topics such as autism, criminal justice, and the oil industry.

Next month’s national awareness campaigns tackle issues of Bullying, Alzheimer’s, and Native American Heritage. Raise awareness in your community with films like The Genius of Marian and Sun Kissed by hosting your own screening in November.


Long Beach, CA
Friday, October 10, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join the Cultural Alliance of Long Beach and the Osher Life Long Learning Center for a free screening of Neurotypical. For more information, call (562) 436-3421.


Atlanta, GA
Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 3:00pm
Join organization SankofaSpirit in a screening of Big Men. For more information, please call (678) 699-3357.


Augusta, GA
Monday, October 13, 2014 at 6:30pm
Join the Augusta-Richmond County Library Headquarters for a screening of POV’s Granito, a film showing how a documentary film shot in 1982 provided evidence to indict Efrain Rios Montt.


Chicago, IL
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 1:00pm
Join the Precious Blood Ministry of Reconciliation for a screening of 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story. For more information, call (773) 952-6643.


Washington, DC
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 5:30pm
Join Georgetown University’s School of Medicine for a screening of the film In the Family followed by a panel discussion with local experts. For more information, please call (202) 277-6898.


St. Peters, MO
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at 6:30pm
Join the St. Charles City-County Library District – Spencer Road Branch for a screening of The World Before Her. The screening will be followed by a facilitated discussion. For more information, call (636) 441-0794.


Santa Barbara, CA
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6:00pm
Join the MultiCultural Center at UCSB every Wednesday for the “Cup of Culture” Series, showcasing films concerning various topics within social justice in which Professors and TA’s send their students as a class assignment or for extra credit. This week’s film will be Up Heartbreak Hill. For more information, call (805) 893-8411.


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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.