- Happy Fourth from POV and America Reframed: Civic Engagement is Patriotic
As a part of our mission, POV and America ReFramed believe that presenting the remarkable stories of civically-engaged Americans contributes to our democracy.
- The Return: Resentencing, Reentry Support, and a Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Evolving Roles
The Return is a POV documentary that focuses on both the returnees and the lawyers of Stanford Law School’s Three Strikes Project. Director of the Penn Program on Documentaries and the Law, Regina Austin, speculates the lawyers' motives for involving themselves and their clients in the documentary.
- Communities and Relatives of Illinois Incarcerated Children Presents 'The Return'
Join Communities and Relatives of Illinois Incarcerated Children for a free screening of 'The Return'.
- Convicted Sex Offenders Face Their Crimes and Punishments in ‘Pervert Park,’ Monday, July 11 on POV
POV's 'Pervert Park' provides a unique perspective on the people nobody wants as their neighbors – convicted sex offenders; Film premieres Monday, July 11, 2016 on PBS.
- Troubled Veterans Recount War's Horrors in POV Documentary 'Of Men and War'
POV's 'Of Men and War' provides a searing account of how PTSD has affected veterans and their families; Film premieres Monday, May 30, 2016 on PBS.
- POV Kicks Off New Season on PBS with Tribeca Audience Award Winner 'The Return,' Monday, May 23, 2016
What does it mean to have a life sentence suddenly cut short? 'The Return' examines how the historic reform of California's "Three Strikes" law has affected prisoners, families, lawmakers and American society.
- POV Documentary 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)' Wins a Peabody Award
"Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)," which had its national broadcast premiere on PBS's POV (Point of View) series in 2015, has won a George Foster Peabody Award!
- POV Acquires U.S. Rights for Broadcast Premiere of 'Memories of a Penitent Heart' on PBS
Memories of a Penitent Heart is a documentary that cracks open a Pandora's box of unresolved family issues.
- Fledgling Fund Supports Audience Engagement for Whitney Dow's Online 'Whiteness Project'
Downloads: Press Release In latest installment, ‘Intersection of I,’ Dallas Millennials share their views on race When award-winning filmmaker Whitney Dow launched Whiteness Project: Inside the White/Caucasian Box on POV Digital in late 2014, the interactive investigation filmed in Buffalo, N.Y. made a huge splash, attracting 1.5 million viewers and sparking conversations in the community and […]
- POV Releases New Online Installment of Whitney Dow's 'Whiteness Project'
Intersection of I, the second installment of award-winning filmmaker Whitney Dow's Whiteness Project, has been released online today. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV, Whiteness Project is an interactive investigation into how Americans who identify as white, or partially white, experience their race.
- Featured Event: Foothill College's Family Engagement Institute Presents 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)'
Join Foothill College's Family Engagement Institute for a free screening of 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie),' followed by a panel discussion.
- The Secrets of Saké: Tradition, Intuition and an Artist's Guiding Hand
POV's 'The Birth of Saké' Follows Meticulous Method of Bringing the Fabled Japanese Drink To Life; Film Premieres Monday, Sept. 5, 2016 on PBS
- Ms. Foundation for Women Hosts Panel on Women Documentarians
In celebration of Women's History Month, Ms. Foundation presented Women Making Films and the Power to Provoke Change.
- Family's Struggle With Young Child's Cancer Is Transformed Into Life-Affirming Video Game in 'Thank You for Playing'
Family's Struggle With Young Child's Cancer Is Transformed Into Life-Affirming Video Game in 'Thank You for Playing,' Premiering on PBS's POV On Monday, Oct. 24, 2016
- Heroes and Outcasts Seek Redemption, Justice, Peace in POV's 29th Season on PBS, Starting Monday, May 23, 2016
Not all eyes are on politicians seeking higher office. POV's new season presents unforgettable stories of diverse people—ranging from war heroes to highly stigmatized criminals—looking to reintegrate into society, often against great odds. Other films feature heroic attempts to secure justice and education and to find fulfillment in the final stages of life.
- A Simple Question Belies Depths in 'The Jinx'
Sometimes an interview question seems so simple that it belies the cultural depths that inform it.
- POV Launches New Season on PBS Monday, May 23, 2016 with 'The Return'
Documentary looks at how the amendment of California's controversial "Three Strikes" law has affected prisoners, families, lawmakers and American society; world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival April 17
- 7 Questions with Michael Kamber, Founder of the Bronx Documentary Center
We asked Michael Kamber, founder and director, seven questions about his vision for the Center and its place in the Bronx community.