- 8 Tips for Boosting Turnout at Community Screenings
We asked our resident engagement experts for their advice on how to pack the house at your screening.
- PRESS RELEASE: Still Tomorrow | Defying Social and Cultural Norms, a Rural Poet Captures a Nation’s Attention
Yu Xiuhua, a secluded poet made famous by social media, is on a search for meaning in a life marked by numerous struggles.
- Critical Acclaim: 'The Workers Cup'
"If we choose to pursue these ideas further, we may find ourselves questioning how our allegiance to the adrenal thrills of sports can help hide darker truths about the companies, countries, and organizations we throw our allegiance behind."
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Whose Streets?' | Tracing a People’s Movement
Told by the local residents and activists on the frontlines fighting for justice, equality and an end to police brutality, 'Whose Streets?' is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising and the movement that followed.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'The War to Be Her' | A Young Female Athlete Fends Off the Taliban
In one of the most dangerous places on earth, where the Taliban maintains a substantial presence, a young woman faces obstacles to pursue a simple passion: sports.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2' | Deciding the fate of a murderer
If you kill a murderer, do you become a murderer as well? Lindy Lou Wells Isonhood asks her granddaughter this question, while explaining the role she played on a capital jury.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'The Workers Cup' | The sacrifice of migrant workers for the World Cup
A glimpse of the massive stadiums and infrastructure projects now being built for the 2022 games in Qatar.
- POV to broadcast Sundance Favorites '306 Hollywood' and 'Minding the Gap' for 31st Season
"The films we are planning to finish out our 31st season with are powerful examples of how documentary can reexamine and reanimate lives past and present."
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Brimstone & Glory' | Viktor Jakovleski’s Visually Stunning Documentary Reveals the Grandeur of Tultepec’s National Pyrotechnic Festival
Brimstone & Glory has its national broadcast and streaming debut on the PBS documentary series POV and pov.org on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10 p.m. (check local listings).
- American Documentary Launches Artist Emergency Fund Aimed at Providing Financial Assistance to Filmmakers Facing Unexpected Personal Hardship
To date, this is the first fund of its kind dedicated to supporting nonfiction filmmakers.
- POV Acquires 'On Her Shoulders' and 'The Silence of Others' for Broadcast in 2019 and Beyond
Both films will screen at the 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York.
- POV Launches POV Shorts, A New Broadcast and Streaming Initiative to Acquire Shortform Documentaries
Announcing POV's brand-new broadcast initiative to bring audiences more short documentaries.
- 'Almost Sunrise' Wins 61st CINE Golden Eagle Award for Professional Media
Memories of a Penitent Heart' was also named a finalist in same category; POV named a finalist in the showcase's series category.
- POV and AMERICA REFRAMED Win Three Peabody Awards
This is the 21st Peabody Award for POV and its fifth year in a row the series has received the prize; first-ever Peabody for AMERICA REFRAMED
- The Creative, Fighting Human Spirit Is Showcased This Year on POV, American Television’s Longest Running Independent Documentary Series
Announcing POV's 31st season on PBS and pov.org.
- Four Peabody Nominations for American Documentary's POV and AMERICA REFRAMED Series
This is the fifth year in a row POV films have been nominated for a Peabody, and the first-ever nomination for AMERICA REFRAMED.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: The Moral Crisis of Mass Incarceration – MILWAUKEE 53206
In the following America ReFramed UNFILTERED contribution, filmmaker Keith McQuirter discusses what he calls “The Moral Crisis of Mass Incarceration.”
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Watching the film with The Invisible Patients
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, filmmaker Patrick O’Connor reflects on his experience wrestling with creative choices and finding peace with the decisions he made on The Invisible Patients.