[Michlib-l] Public libraries invited to apply for ‘The Vietnam War’ PBS documentary programming opportunity by Aug. 1
White, Shannon (MDE)
WhiteS29 at michigan.gov
Thu Jun 22 10:26:43 EDT 2017
The following project is offered by the American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office in partnership with WETA Productions in Washington, D.C.
Public libraries are invited to apply to receive a programming kit for “The Vietnam War,” a 10-part documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS stations beginning Sept. 17.
Fifty public libraries will be selected, through a competitive application process, to receive the kit, which will include a programming guide and a copy of the full 18-hour documentary series on DVD, with public performance rights. The kit will help libraries participate in a national conversation about one of the most consequential, divisive and controversial events in American history.
Recipients will also receive promotional materials, online resources developed to support local programs, opportunities for partnership with local PBS station(s), and more.
Participating libraries will be required to host at least one program related to the film before Jan. 1, 2018, along with other promotional and reporting requirements.
View the full project guidelines or begin your online application by reviewing the ALA press release here
Applications must be received by Aug. 1.
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