American Creed at the Skirball Cultural Center
Dec
9
2:00 PM14:00

American Creed at the Skirball Cultural Center

American Creed screened at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, December 9th! The film was followed by a discussion facilitated by Liz Vogel from Facing History and Ourselves with director Sam Ball and film participants Tegan Griffith and Terrence Davenport. The event was copresented by Citizen Film, PBS SoCal, and the Skirball.

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RESUMING THIS FALL: American Creed Community Conversations
Sep
24
to Nov 19

RESUMING THIS FALL: American Creed Community Conversations

A series of film screenings and scholar-facilitated discussions will be held in libraries, community centers and other civic spaces across the country.

Supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities, this program builds on events conducted by PBS Stations with major underwriting provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting in tandem with student and community engagement activities conducted by the National Writing Project, and by Facing History and Ourselves supported by Allstate.

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East Lansing, MI Community Conversation
Sep
20
6:30 PM18:30

East Lansing, MI Community Conversation

East Lansing Public Libraries and the Red Cedar Writing Project at Michigan State University hosted a screening of American Creed followed by a scholar facilitated discussion on September 20th, 2018. Singer David Roth was the lead-in performance from 6-6:30 p.m. More information about the event can be found here.

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Reno, NV Public Screening
Sep
17
6:00 PM18:00

Reno, NV Public Screening

The University of Nevada, Reno hosted a screening of American Creed followed by a discussion on September 17th, 2018 as part of a Constitution Day celebration. The event was held at the Joe Crowley Student Union Theater and is free to the public. More information about Constitution Day at UNR can be found here: http://constitutionday.unr.edu/

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Stanford, CA Youth Screening
Jul
5
5:30 PM17:30

Stanford, CA Youth Screening

Newsroom By The Bay, a journalism and digital literacy summer training program for youth, invited American Creed director Sam Ball to keynote their summer 2018 session. Ball screened American Creed and facilitated a discussion about the film, and how journalists might create work that fosters conversation supporting shared investment in American democracy.

On July 4th students participated in a day long reporting challenge interviewing people to ask American Creed’s central question, “What does it mean to be American?” You can view the results of the challenge as well as the students’ live tweets of Sam Ball’s visit on Twitter here.

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Cleveland, OH Public Screening
Apr
5
5:30 PM17:30

Cleveland, OH Public Screening

  • Westfield Insurance Studio Theater at the Idea Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Entrepreneur Terrence Davenport and Marine Corps veteran Tegan Griffith, both featured in American Creed, engaged Facing History students in a dialogue about freedom, fairness, opportunity, and the meaning of citizenship after screening a selection of clips from the film. 

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Cleveland, OH Public Screening
Apr
5
10:00 AM10:00

Cleveland, OH Public Screening

  • Brown and Nord Teaching Labs at the Idea Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Entrepreneur Terrence Davenport and Marine Corps veteran Tegan Griffith, both featured in American Creed, engaged Facing History students in a dialogue about freedom, fairness, opportunity, and the meaning of citizenship after screening a selection of clips from the film. 

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Philadelphia, PA Public Screening
Mar
22
4:00 PM16:00

Philadelphia, PA Public Screening

  • University of PA, Van Pelt Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Philadelphia Writing Project hosted a screening of American Creed with a discussion facilitated by Penn GSE professor Vivian Gadsden with special guest Councilman David Oh, plus free National Writing Project resources for teachers! For more information visit Writing Our Future: American Creed and a New Youth Publishing Opportunity.  RSVP eventbrite.com

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Center Valley, PA
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

Center Valley, PA

The public was invited to attend a screening of American Creed. Following the screening, the director of Penn State Lehigh Valley Writing Project, Nicole Moschberger, lead an open-forum discussion for those in attendance. 

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 WITTENBERG, WI PUBLIC SCREENING
Feb
26
5:30 PM17:30

WITTENBERG, WI PUBLIC SCREENING

  • Wittenberg-Birnamwood High School (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The people of Wittenberg joined WBHS alumnus Tegan Griffith, featured in the film American Creed, for an evening of shared purpose, values, and experiences that hold us together as Americans. The film screening was followed by a town hall discussion moderated by Tegan.

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Twin Falls, ID Public Screening
Feb
21
5:30 PM17:30

Twin Falls, ID Public Screening

  • Rick Allen Room at the Herret Center, Twin Falls (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Idaho Public Television - along with partners the Idaho Statesman and the Boise State University Center for Idaho History and Politics  - hosted a screening of clips from American Creed and a community conversation. On the eve of the potential expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Marcia Franklin of IdahoPTV held a community conversation with Magic Valley residents about ways they are bridging divides over this controversial issue. Learn more at http://idahoptv.org

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Boise, ID Public Screening
Feb
15
5:15 PM17:15

Boise, ID Public Screening

  • Lincoln Auditorium, State Capitol in Boise (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Idaho Public Television - along with partners the Idaho Statesman and the Boise State University Center for Idaho History and Politics  - hosted a screening of clips from American Creed and a community conversation. Bill Manny of the Idaho Statesman moderated a panel focusing on Idaho efforts to build consensus and seek common ground on some of the West’s thorny lands issues, an area of collaboration where Idaho has set an example for the nation. Learn more at http://idahoptv.org

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STEVENS POINT, WI PUBLIC SCREENING
Feb
14
5:30 PM17:30

STEVENS POINT, WI PUBLIC SCREENING

  • UW-Stevens Point Dreyfus University Center Alumni Room (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

UW-Stevens Point senior Tegan Griffith, featured in the film American Creed, joined an audience in Stevens Point for an evening of shared purpose, values, and experiences that hold us together as Americans. The film screening was followed by a town hall discussion moderated by Tegan and directed by the viewers.

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Hazleton, PA Public Screening
Dec
27
7:00 PM19:00

Hazleton, PA Public Screening

Joe Maddon returned to his hometown of Hazleton, PA for a special sneak preview of American Creed. Despite cold winter weather, over 150 enthusiastic fans attended. Said Maddon: "Being an American is about coming together and trusting one another and trying to do what's best for everybody, and not just for certain groups."

To find more American Creed events in Pennsylvania, visit wvia.org/american-creed.

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