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POV Film Screening and Discussion: Survivors, March 26th, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the Auditorium

The Keene Public Library invites you to a screening of the movie Survivors by Arthur Pratt, Banker White, Barmmy Boy, and Anna Fitch. 

Through the eyes of Sierra Leonean filmmaker Arthur Pratt, Survivors presents an intimate portrait of his country during the Ebola outbreak, exposing the complexity of the epidemic and the sociopolitical turmoil that lies in its wake. During one of the most acute public health crises of the modern era, Survivors reveals the bureaucratic missteps that took place, as well as remarkable stories of individual bravery and the deep humanity of those caught in the middle of this unfolding crisis. A co-production of American Documentary | POV and ITVS.

These events are in collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS: www.pbs.org/pov. 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.

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