POV Screening: Biblioburro: The Donkey Library

Thursday, 28 July 2011 - 8:00pm
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Join KCTS 9 and Zeitgeist Coffee for a free screening of POV: Biblioburro: The Donkey Library.

Biblioburro is the story of a librarian — and a library — like no other. A decade ago, Colombian grade-school teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing a modest collection of precious books, via two hard-working donkeys, to the children of Magdalena Province’s poor and violence-ridden interior. As Soriano braves armed bands, drug traffickers, snakes and heat, his library on hooves carries an inspirational message about education and a better future for Colombia. His simple yet extraordinary effort has attracted worldwide attention — and imitators — but his story has never been better told than in this heartwarming yet unsentimental film.

We will screen one POV film each month at Zeitgeist Coffee, at 8:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month (with the exception of November).  Please join us!

POV: Biblioburro will air Tuesday, July 19, 2011 at 10:00 p.m. on KCTS 9.