The 2012 Holiday Gift Guide


It's that time of year... Explore POV's gift guide and find the perfect stocking stuffers, Blu-rays, gear and more for your favorite documenatary fan or filmmaker.

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Gifts Under $20

Stocking stuffers for documentary fans and filmmakers.


Filmmaking for Change: Make Films That Transform the World by Jon Fitzgerald

Books
“Filmmaking for Change: Make Films That Transform the World” by Jon Fitzgerald

The Slamdance Film Festival co-founder’s new book is a complement to 2008′s “Producing with Passion: Making Films That Change the World” taking you from development to distribution. Case studies include the recent docs Bully and Forks Over Knives.

Price: $17.92
Buy It / More Info: Amazon.com


'A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald' by Errol Morris

Books
“A Wilderness of Error: The Trials of Jeffrey MacDonald” by Errol Morris

Filmmaker and essayist Errol Morris returns to the true-crime genre familiar to fans of his landmark documentary The Thin Blue Line. In this book, Morris re-examines the case of Jeffrey MacDonald, a doctor convicted of murdering his wife and children in the 1970s, with the same dedication as his investigative documentary work. You can also gain insight into the life and works of Morris through a series of intimate conversations with the man himself in the book “Errol Morris: Interviews” ($15.48 on Amazon.com).

Price: $19.7
Buy It / More Info: Amazon.com


'All There Is: Love Stories from StoryCorps' by David Isay (Audiobook)

Books
“All There Is: Love Stories” from StoryCorps (Audiobook)

Who doesn’t like a good love story? Revel in the heartwarming stories of others and surely you will uncover some love stories of your own.

Price: $12.78
Buy It / More Info: Amazon.com


Nikon 7072 Lens Pen Cleaning System

Gear & Accessories
Nikon 7072 Lens Pen Cleaning System

Brush away debris using one end, and wipe it clean using the other. That’s all it does, but it does it well!

Price: $8.48
Buy It / More Info: Amazon.com


Vintage PBS T-Shirts

Fun Stuff
Vintage PBS T-Shirts

Been a fan of POV since we first went on the air? Relive the 80′s with one of these vintage-look PBS T-shirts!

Price: $16.09
Buy It / More Info: shopPBS.org


Kartemquin 'Future Documentary Lover' Onesie

Baby Stuff
Kartemquin “Future Documentary Lover” Onesie

The Chicago production house behind Hoop Dreams, The Interrupters and The New Americans (among many) offers this bold fashion statement for emerging filmmakers in sizes up to 18 months.

Price: $19.95
Buy It / More Info: Kartemquin Films


The Queen of Versailles (DVD)

DVD/Blu-Ray
The Queen of Versailles (DVD)

In this Sundance Film Festival award-winning film, the 2008 financial crisis interrupts a wealthy couple’s plan to build the largest private home in America.

Price: $14.99
Buy It / More Info: Amazon.com


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POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 300 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.
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