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Watch This Look Back at 25 Years of Independent Film on POV

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In 2012, POV celebrates 25 years of broadcasting on PBS. Launched in 1988 to showcase new and challenging point-of-view documentaries on PBS, POV (Point of View) has grown to become American television’s longest-running series dedicated to contemporary nonfiction programming.

Watch a video that looks back at POV’s 25 years of broadcasting on PBS:

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POV Staff
POV Staff
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.
  • C.Deming

    wow. that gave me chills. i remember a lot of those. you guys have great programming

  • Bobthefilmfan

    This reminds me how much I love this series. I’m seen so many of my favorite documentaries on POV