Two winners of the fourth-annual PBS Online Film Festival were announced today. And our submission of “11 Paper Place” won most viewed!
Screening & discussion of American Masters "Harper Lee." This program explores her life and unravels its mysteries, particularly why she never published again. Illuminated with family photos, revealing personal letters and an exclusive interview with her sister, Alice Finch Lee (100 years old), the film is steeped in the texture of the novel's Deep South and the social changes it inspired. Tom Brokaw, Rosanne Cash, Anna Quindlen, Scott Turow, Oprah Winfrey and Andrew Young reflect on how "Mockingbird" shaped their lives. This event is free and open to the public.
As part of PBS's Summer Safari, Vermont PBS, Bennington Free Library & Hunger Free Vermont are presenting a free lunch, screening & craft of Wild Kratts Back in Creature Time: "Aye Aye" & "Tenrec Treasure Hunt." For more information contact Linda Donigan at 802-442-9051. This event is free and open to the public.
As part of PBS's Summer Safari, Vermont PBS & South Burlington Community Library are presenting a free screening & craft of Dinosaur Train Zeppelin Adventure: "Waterfall/Atoll" & "Pangaea/Crater." This event is free and open to the public.
The Board of Directors met via conference call in executive session for the purpose of discussing contractual matters.
Vermont PBS donors talk about why they love and support us!
Screening & discussion of The Opiate Effect. Will Gates died from a heroin overdose in 2009. His father Skip began a journey to try and educate as many people as possible of the harm in not only the drug, but how we are dealing with the problem. Through the voices of Skip, his son Sam, former opiate abusers, The HowardCenter, Senator Leahy, Tristram Coffin, Attorney General Holder and more; we find ourselves amid reality.
This event is made possible by a collaboration between Vermont PBS, The Wardsboro Public Library and The Jamaica Memorial Library. It is free and open to the public.