POV 'Portraits and Dreams' Screening

September 21, 2020
7:00pm Eastern Time
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Join WSKG for Portraits and Dreams, a feature film from Season 33 of POV. Portraits and Dreams revisits photographs created by Kentucky schoolchildren in the 1970s and the places where the photos were made. The film is about the students, their work as visionary photographers and the lives they have led since then, as well as the linkage of personal memory to the passage of time.

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Portraits and Dreams

Portraits and Dreams revisits photographs created by Kentucky school children in the 1970s and the place where their photos were made. Photographer and artist Wendy Ewald, who guided the students in making their visionary photographs, returns to Kentucky and learns how the lives and visions of her former students have changed. The film combines new narratives and insights of the now adult students


120 minutes



  • Diane Brown

    A life-long resident of the Binghamton area, Diane has been involved in nonprofit and community service for over 40 years and as Executive Director of the Community Foundation for South Central New York since September 2006.

  • Celia Clarke

    Celia Clarke is the WSKG reporter and producer in Tompkins County. She reports on issues from politics and the environment to farming and arts. Before joining WSKG Celia was a volunteer at the community radio station in Ithaca. She grew up in Virginia and spent two years figuring out how to make a good pie crust. Now she's working on a respectable biscuit.

  • Sarah Reid

    Sarah Reid is the Outreach and Youth Services Manager for the Four County Library System, which serves Broome, Chenango, Otsego, and Delaware Counties. Along with support for the system’s member libraries, she also works with the bookmobile, which provides library services to residents in a number of rural communities that do not have a brick-and-mortar library. Before moving to the Southern Tier, she spent a year living and working in rural southeastern Kentucky. She currently lives in Owego with her husband and their cat.

  • Jack Salo

    Jack Salo is a rural advocate and non-profit executive who has worked in South Central New York State for the past 35 years. Jack’s experience includes leading health, human service and youth development organizations. He is currently the Executive Director of the Rural Health Network of South Central New York.

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