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, films are being screened across the US, many highlighting issues surrounding how we handle disease and how it relates to families.

Many of us must navigate illness in our own lives or the lives of our loved ones. With POV you can share intimate stories from families coping with these important issues with others in your community. Host your own screening in December with films like The Genius of Marian, In the Family, and When I Walk.

St. Peters, MO
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Join the St. Charles City-County Library District – Spencer Road Branch for a screening of Inheritance. The screening will be followed by a facilitated discussion. This event is a collaboration with the award-winning documentary series POV ( For more information, call (636) 441-0794.


Columbia, MO
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 6:30 PM
Join Daniel Boone Regional Library for a screening and discussion of American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs. For more information, call (573) 443-3161.


Amarillo, TX
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Panhandle PBS presents a free public screening of My Way to Olympia in partnership with the Amarillo College Common Reader Program. For more information, call (806) 371-5222.


Hoosick Falls, NY
Thursday, November 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM
All day event beginning with Rock-A-Thon to benefit Alzheimer’s Association from 7 AM – 7 PM. At 2 PM we will be showing the movie: The Genius of Marian and at 7 PM, William Hinrichs from Alzheimer’s Association, will speak on Holiday Hints for Caregivers.


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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.