Celebrate the 30th anniversary of POV, a long-running PBS documentary series that puts a human face on contemporary social issues through timely films that share unforgettable stories.
View four films this fall at the Wescott Library, 1340 Wescott Road, Eagan, and join a brief community discussion after.
The POV Fall Film Series:
• “Seven Songs for a Long Life,” Sunday, Sept. 10, 1:30-3:30 p.m. – This documentary film directed by Amy Hardie tells the story of a Scottish hospice center where music helps patients face pain, uncertainty and the possibility of life’s end.
• “Art and Craft,” Sunday, Oct. 1, 1:30-3:45 p.m. – Discover Mark Landis, one of the most prolific art forgers of the modern era, through this humorous and compassionate cat-and-mouse caper that uncovers the universal in one man’s search for connection and respect. A film directed by Sam Cullman, Jennifer Grausman and Mark Becker.
• “Of Men and War,” Sunday, Nov. 5, 1:30-4 p.m. – Follow Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and their families on their paths to recovery as they attempt to make peace with their pasts, their loved ones and themselves in a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center in California. A film directed by Laurent Bécue-Renard.
• “Tea Time,” Sunday, Dec. 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m. – A charming and poignant look at how a seemingly mundane routine of tea and pastries has helped five Chilean women commemorate life’s joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death. A film directed by Maite Alberdi.
The Fall Film Series is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS. For more information, visit www.dakotacounty.us/library or call 651-450-2900.