Upcoming POV Community Screenings
POV is bringing documentaries including Steam of Life, Armadillo, Sweetgrass and Calavera Highway to communities across the country this weekend, with post-screening Q&As and discussions about critical social issues.
Watch POV Films Online
Did you know that select POV films are available in their entirety online? If you didn’t get a chance to catch Calavera Highway this past week, you can watch the full film on our website. But hurry! The film stops streaming on Tuesday, September 23rd. Calavera Highway follows Armando and Carlos Peña, two brothers who […]
What's Your POV About 'Calavera Highway'?
The seven sons of Rosa Peña, a migrant worker and single mother, were raised in the Texas border towns of Hidalgo County, the poorest county in the United States. She worked hard, had two husbands — she chased off the second one with a knife when he beat one of the boys — and instilled […]
Ask the Filmmakers: Calavera Highway's Renee Tajima-Peña and Evangeline Griego
For her film Calavera Highway, filmmaker Renee Tajima-Peña turned her camera to her husband Armando and the rest of his family as they deal with the death of their mother, Rosa, and their complicated family history. Her co-filmmaker, Evangeline Griego, collaborated with her, and they filmed Armando and his brother Carlos on a journey across […]
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month With POV
September 15 – October 15 is Hispanic Heritage month! Started in 1968 (as Hispanic Heritage Week), the now month-long observation recognizes the contributions of Hispanic Americans to the United States. September 15th is the anniversary of independence for Costa Rica, El Salvador, Gautemala, Honduras and Nicaragua; Mexico and Chile also celebrate their independence days in […]