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.


As we honor Dr Martin Luther King’s work and legacy next week, consider keeping the conversation going and bring awareness to social justice issues in your community. You can do your part to affect change by hosting a screening of films that tell the stories of those shaping history, films like The Barber of Birmingham, Getting Back to Abnormal, and I’m Carolyn Parker.


Burlington, VT
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 6:30pm
Join Vermont PBS for a free screening and discussion of 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story at Fletcher Free Library. For more information, call (802) 654-3688.


Las Vegas, NV
Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 5:30pm
Join UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law for a screening of 15 to Life: Kenneth’s Story, and learn more about the issue of juvenile life without parole. For more information, visit


North Arlington, NJ
Friday, January 23, 2015 at 11:00am
Join the North Arlington Public Library for a free screening of Inheritance. For more information, call (201) 955-5640.


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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.