- Honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day with POV Films on Race and Poverty
For Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. day this January, bring conversations race and poverty to your community with these POV materials.
- Featured Event: 'Almost Sunrise' at the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary
Join the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC for a free screening of ‘Almost Sunrise’, January 17th at 6:30pm.
- 4 Tips to Making a Successful Documentary Series: Former EP Cara Mertes on POV's 30th Anniversary
What makes a successful television documentary series? Cara Mertes gives us some tips as part of our blog’s ongoing series of former EPs reflecting on 30 years.
- ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’ Fights for Science Documentary of TV Personality and Climate Advocate Coming to POV Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Celebration of Earth Day
‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’ by David Alvarado and Jason Sussberg has its national broadcast and streaming debut on the PBS documentary series POV and pov.org on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 10 p.m. (check local listings).
- American Documentary Heads Into 2018 With New Board Members
American Documentary (AmDoc), the parent organization of the PBS documentary series POV, announced the addition of John Limotte and Joi Thomas to the board of directors today.
- Former Executive Producer Lisa Heller Reflects on 30 Years
The third letter in our series of letters from past executive producers for POV comes from Lisa Heller.
- Featured Event: 'The Islands and the Whales' at the Jupiter Branch Library
Join the Jupiter Branch Library in Jupiter, FL for a free screening of ‘The Islands and the Whales,’ December 29 at 6:30pm.
- From POV Skeptic to POV Executive Producer: Former EP Ellen Schneider Reflects on 30 Years
Continuing our series of letters from past executive producers for POV, Ellen Schneider admits her initial skepticism of the new program, and her surprise when audiences and the press alike couldn’t get enough of the show’s initial programming.
- POV Community Engagement and Education's Year by the Numbers
The pace of our world seemed to hit overdrive in 2017, so we’re taking a moment as the year ends to celebrate our partners who did incredible work in their communities over the last 365 days.
- Doc Soup's Top Ten Documentaries of 2017
The wait is over—Doc Soup Man shares his top ten documentaries of 2017. What’s on your list?
- Why It's Important to Be Open to Experimentation as a Film Editor
Geoffrey Richman shares why experimenting with ideas in the edit room can lead to great discoveries.
- Featured Event: 'Dalya's Other Country' at One Journey Festival
Come to the One Journey Film Festival for a free screening of ‘Dalya’s Other Country,’ December 15 at 6:30pm.
- How It All Began: POV Founder Marc Weiss Talks About The Series' Beginning
POV’s founder and first executive producer Marc Weiss writes about the hopes and challenges of creating an entire television series dedicated to independent documentaries.
- POV Season 30 Film 'Last Men in Aleppo' Makes Academy Shortlist for Documentary Feature Oscar
Feras Feyyad’s ‘Last Men in Aleppo’ has made it to the shortlist of 15 films being considered for the Documentary Feature Oscar for the 90th Academy Awards.
- America ReFramed’s 'Class of ’27' Wins Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Award
The acclaimed documentary Class of ’27 has won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for broadcast journalism, announced by Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
- Featured Event: 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas A Nadie)' at Calvary Baptist
Join the Sojourners for a free screening of Don’t Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie), December 7th at 6:30pm.
- PBS Television Series POV Launches 30th Anniversary Marathon December 31 Across Television and Streaming
Capstoning a year of celebrations for the documentary showcases’ 30th anniversary, PBS television series POV is excited to announce its first-ever documentary marathon.
- Featured Event: 'The Fred Korematsu Story' at the Minnesota's Public Defenders Office
Join the Ramsey County Public Defender for a free screening of ‘Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story.’