Community Engagement & Educational Outreach
Community Engagement and Educational Outreach is a key component that sets NET apart from its commercial television and radio counterparts. Community Engagement and Educational Outreach extends the impact of NET’s television and radio broadcasts by providing access to educational materials and collaborative activities. Efforts are always in partnership with other community organizations and are designed to connect viewers and listeners to statewide service resources, foster community participation, and raise awareness about issues affecting Nebraskans.
Ideas? Questions? Engage with us!
Coffee and Conversation
is free and open to the public. Each film screening at Lincoln's Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center is followed by a community discussion and snacks in UNL’s Van Brunt Visitors Center.
Sundays at 1PM. Mark your 2014 calendars!
Partners: The Ross, Osher Lifelong Learning (OLLI), KZUM, the Malone Center, and El Centro de las Americas.
|Las Marthas||January 19|
|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.|
|The Trials of Muhammad Ali||February 16|
|The film explores Ali's exile years when he was banned from boxing and found himself in the crosshairs of conflicts concerning race, religion, and wartime dissent.|
|All of Me||March 16|
|The “Girls” have been friends — and morbidly obese — for years. Now they’re going through the life-changing process of weight-loss surgery in an effort to lose hundreds of pounds.|
|Medora, Indiana is a once-booming community beset by a crippled economy and a dwindling population. This documentary follows the town's varsity basketball team over a season — as the team's struggle to compete parallels the town's fight for survival.|
|The New Black||May 18|
|Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, this documentary looks at how the African American community grapples with the divisive gay rights issue.|