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Tell us about your Reportero Premiere Party by January 21st at 5 p.m. ET for a chance to win a Party Pack filled with special film memorabilia and everything you need to host your next Premiere Party!

Party Packs Include...

Autographed Reportero DVD (signed by director Bernardo Ruiz)

For Doc Lovers: DVDs, Books, and More!

Arts Engine: Belief Matters OR Media that Matters 11 DVD

Belief Matters DVD
Compassion and understanding are tenets of all faiths. In today's world, there is a universal call for tolerance, justice and charity. In other words ... Belief Matters. Part of the Media that Matters™ collection, these documentary shorts showcase issues surrounding interfaith respect, human rights, and the environment. The subjects of these short films express belief in the future, belief in others and belief in themselves. It is the hope of Hartley Film Foundation and Arts Engine that by viewing these films you are inspired to believe in the possibilities of change.

Media that Matters 11
: Now you can own and share thirteen innovative shorts from independent and youth filmmakers across the globe. Find inspiration, motivate your students, galvanize your community--there are hundreds of ways to SCREEN, ACT & IMPACT all year long!

Center for Social Media Documentary Film: A Very Short Introduction, by Patricia Aufderheide
Beginning with an overview of the central issues of documentary filmmaking--its definitions and purposes, its forms and founders--Aufderheide focuses on several of its key subgenres, including public affairs films, government propaganda (particularly the works produced during World War II), historical documentaries, and nature films. Her thematic approach allows readers to enter the subject matter through the kinds of films that first attracted them to documentaries, and it permits her to make connections between eras, as well as revealing the ongoing nature of documentary's core controversies involving objectivity, advocacy, and bias.

Interwoven throughout are discussions of the ethical and practical considerations that arise with every aspect of documentary production. A particularly useful feature of the book is an appended list of "100 great documentaries" that anyone with a serious interest in the genre should see.

Drawing on the author's four decades of experience as a film scholar and critic, this book is the perfect introduction not just for teachers and students but also for all thoughtful filmgoers and for those who aspire to make documentaries themselves.

The Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years - Vol. 1, 2, or 3 DVD
For over 40 years, Kartemquin Films has produced documentaries that examine and critique society through the stories of real people. Now, for the first time in history, you can own this three-part series and experience six of the classic films that marked the early years of Kartemquin Films!

StoryCorps: Animated Shorts DVD
StoryCorps' original animated shorts series features some of our best-loved radio stories. Now they are available on DVD! The series includes conversations between a boy with Asperger's syndrome and his mom; a feisty grandmother regaling her family with tales from her youth; two Brooklyn characters remembering how they fell in love and learned how to let go, and so much more. Plus bonus material from the animators!

POV Bulletin Bag PET Folding Sling Tote Bag
Made from recycled post-consumer PET, this customized POV folding, sling-style tote bag features a sewn-in attached pouch with rope closure for easy storage.

Food and Drink

bespoke_90.jpgBrooklyn Roasting Company's Bespoke Blend Coffee (6oz)
Bespoke blend was originally created in homage to cycling and named Bespoke for artisanal craftmanship, which is fitting for the nature of POV's films. The coffee is a blend of a bright, lemony Guatemalan from Finca Ceylan and a classic Colombian with buttery notes from the Santa Barbara Estate.

Thumbnail image for Divine_combined.jpgDivine Chocolate's 70% Dark Chocolate, Raspberry &/or Mint Medallions
Divine Chocolate's Raspberry Medallions feature Divine's acclaimed 70% dark chocolate with the fruity tartness of real raspberries.
Divine Chocolate's Mint Medallions feature Divine's rich dark chocolate with crispy mint pieces and natural peppermint oil.
Each medallion is imprinted with one of Divine's signature Adinkra symbols.

Newmans_PopsCorn.jpgNewman's Own Organics' Organic Light Butter Flavor Pop's Corn Microwave Popcorn
Each box contains three packets and is easily identifiable with the eye-catching design used on all the company's products, an American Gothic "Pa" Newman and daughter Nell with accompanying tongue-in-cheek legend. Pop's Corn features organic corn and organic palm oil. Consumers concerned about fat consumption will appreciate that no partially hydrogenated oils or trans fatty acids are used.

Numis_Collection_Box.jpgNumi Organic Tea: Numi's Collection offers an assortment of select Organic and Fair Trade Numi teas and herbal teasans from around the world. It includes Green, Black, Pu-erh, While and Herbal Teasans that have soothed, roused, healed and been shared for centuries and can be purchased in retail outlets across the U.S. or online at

Grand Prize!
All entries will be eligible for the Grand Prize, which will include all of the gifts plus a Sony SLT-A77VQ camera and lens (Retail value: $1,999). The Grand Prize winner will be announced on January 29, 2013, on