SN - John Killacky of The Flynn Center talks about the importance of PBS

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The importance of PBS
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John Killacky of The Flynn Center talks about the importance of PBS, and showcasing great art like the upcoming Independent Lens film, "Born to Fly." Watch the video!

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Start Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
End Date: 
Sunday, May 31, 2015
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Independent Lens' American Denial

Event Title: 
Independent Len's American Denial
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Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Location: 
Burlington High School Auditorium
City, State: 
Burlington, Vermont
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of American Denial. Using the story of Gunnar Myrdal’s 1944 investigation of Jim Crow racism as a springboard, American Denial explores the power of unconscious biases and how the ideals of liberty, equality, and justice still impact notions of race and class today.

 
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Last Days in Vietnam

Event Title: 
Last Days in Vietnam
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Monday, May 4, 2015 2:30 pm
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Location: 
Johnson State College - Bentley 324
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Nominated for an Academy Award® for Documentary Feature. In April of 1975, the North Vietnamese Army was closing in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance was crumbling. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, 135,000 South Vietnamese managed to escape with help from a number of Americans who took matters into their own hands in a desperate effort to save as many people as possible.

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No

SN_Vermont PBS PLUS!

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Vermont PBS PLUS!
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Learn about our second HD broadcast service offering alternative programming and more content from local and regional producers.

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Start Date: 
Friday, May 1, 2015
End Date: 
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
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Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies

Event Title: 
Cancer: The Emperor of all Maladies
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 5:30 pm
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Location: 
Vermont Department of Health
Address: 
27 Federal Street
City, State: 
St. Albans, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 

Screening & discussion of Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies.  A three-part, six-hour documentary directed by award-winning filmmaker Barak Goodman and executive produced by Ken Burns, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha Mukherjee, M.D. This “biography” of cancer covers its first documented appearances thousands of years ago through the epic battles in the 20th century to cure, control and conquer cancer. The project matches the epic scale of cancer, reshaping the way the public sees cancer and stripping away some of the fear and misunderstanding that has long surrounded it. The series is a both a riveting historical documentary, an engrossing and intimate vérité film that focuses on current patients, and a scientific report

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No

POV's 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story

Event Title: 
POV's 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story
Subtitle: 
Screening & Discussion
Date: 
Thursday, July 30, 2015 7:00 pm
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Location: 
Rockingham Free Public Library
City, State: 
Bellows Falls, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Description: 
Screening & discussion of POV: 15 to Life: Kenneth's Story. Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a U.S. Supreme Court decision could set him free. This film follows Young's struggle for redemption, revealing a justice system with thousands of young people serving sentences intended for society's most dangerous criminals. Panelists: Elayne Clift, Writer on the harsh reality of prison life for women of all ages, Wendi Lashua Germain, Executive Director Springfield Justice Center and Judy Brassard, Corrections Program Supervisor and Youth Police Officers supervisor.
 
Event is free and open to the public.
Featured Event: 
No

Peg + Cat

Event Title: 
Peg + Cat
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 9:00 am
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Location: 
Fletcher Memorial Library
City, State: 
Ludlow, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Kids event
Description: 

Screening of two episodes of Peg + Cat.  This preschool series follows the adorable, spirited Peg and her sidekick Cat as they embark on adventures, solve problems and learn foundational math concepts and skills.

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No

PLUM Landing

Event Title: 
PLUM Landing
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 11:00 am
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Location: 
Catamount Arts
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Kids event
Description: 

Plum Landing follows the adventures of Plum, a video game designer from the desolate Planet Blorb who longs to experience nature. 

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No

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

Event Title: 
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 2015 11:00 am
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Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Kids event
Description: 

PBS KIDS is partnering with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), to inspire families to “Explore the Outdoors,”  Join us for a screening & craft of a Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood episode designed to encourage kids and families to explore the outdoors and discover nature.

Featured Event: 
No

The Cookie Thief

Event Title: 
The Cookie Thief
Subtitle: 
Screening & Craft
Date: 
Friday, April 24, 2015 10:00 am
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Location: 
Rutland Free Library
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
Kids event
Description: 

Screening and craft of Sesame Street's The Cookie Thief. In this episode, a brand new museum has opened on Sesame Street, the Museum of Modern Cookie!

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No

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