VPT Public Screening: The Central Park Five

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: The Central Park Five
Date: 
Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:00 am
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Location: 
Johnson State College
Address: 
Ellsworth Room
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening & discussion of excerpts of the Ken Burns' film The Central Park Five.

The Central Park Five tells the story of the five black and Latino teenagers from Harlem who were wrongly convicted of raping a white woman in New York City’s Central Park in 1989. The film chronicles the Central Park Jogger case, for the first time from the perspective of the five teenagers whose lives were upended by this miscarriage of justice.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 6:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Fletcher Free Library
Address: 
235 College Street
City, State: 
Burlington, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.


Rachel Senechal leads a discussion of the ideas surrounding the film, Las Marthas, which documents the annual cross-border debutante ball of the Martha Washington Society in Laredo Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The general feeling of those present is that we have nothing like that in Vermont. This program was recorded January 15, 2014 in Montpelier, Vermont.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Johnson State College
Address: 
Stearns Cinema
City, State: 
Johnson, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.


Rachel Senechal leads a discussion of the ideas surrounding the film, Las Marthas, which documents the annual cross-border debutante ball of the Martha Washington Society in Laredo Texas, and Nuevo Laredo, Mexico. The general feeling of those present is that we have nothing like that in Vermont. This program was recorded January 15, 2014 in Montpelier, Vermont.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Rutland Free Library
Address: 
10 Court Street
City, State: 
Rutland, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Catamount Arts
Address: 
115 Eastern Avenue
City, State: 
St. Johnsbury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
Community Cinema
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Community Cinema: Las Marthas

Event Title: 
Community Cinema: Las Marthas
Date: 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 6:30 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Ilsley Public Library
Address: 
75 Main Street
City, State: 
Middlebury, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Preview & discuss Las Marthas.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other. Las Marthas follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.

This event is free and open to the public.

VPT is bringing Community Cinema to your community.  It is currently presented in Burlington at the Fletcher Free Library, Johnson at Johnson State College, Middlebury at the Ilsley Public Library, Montpelier at the Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Rutland at the Rutland Free Library and St. Johnsbury at Catamount Arts.

Featured Event: 
No

Board of Directors Governance Committee

Event Title: 
Board of Directors Governance Committee
Subtitle: 
Via Telephone conference call
Date: 
Thursday, December 19, 2013 3:00 pm
Location: 
Via Telephone conference call
Source: 
Board of Directors
Featured Event: 
No

VPT Public Screening: JFK: American Experience

Event Title: 
VPT Public Screening: JFK: American Experience
Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 7:00 pm
Event Image: 
Location: 
Kellogg-Hubbard Library
Address: 
135 Main Street
City, State: 
Montpelier, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

Screening and discussion of JFK: American Experience.

Forever enshrined in myth by an assassin’s bullet, John F. Kennedy’s presidency has often defied objective appraisal. This new portrait offers a fresh assessment of the man, his accomplishments and his unfulfilled promise. Produced and directed by Susan Bellows, JFK features interviews with Kennedy family members and historians including Robert Dallek, Robert Caro, and Evan Thomas. Beginning with Kennedy’s childhood years as the privileged but sickly second son of one of the wealthiest men in America, the film explores his early political career as a lackluster congressman, his successful run for the U.S. Senate, and the game-changing presidential campaign that made him the youngest elected president in U.S. history.

This event is free and open to the public.

Featured Event: 
Yes

VPT Community Council Meeting

Event Title: 
VPT Community Council Meeting
Date: 
Friday, November 8, 2013 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: 
Vermont Public Television Studio
Address: 
204 Ethan Allen Avenue
City, State: 
Colchester, VT
Source: 
VPT sponsored
Description: 

VPT's advisory board discusses content and community engagement. Public welcome.

Please contact VPT Community Engagement Director Chuck Pizer at 802-654-3688 or 1-800-639-7811 for more information.

Featured Event: 
Yes

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