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Emmy 2012: Watch Four Best Documentary Nominees Now Streaming on POV!

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Update (Oct. 1, 2012): Last Train Home, Armadillo, Enemies of the People, Where Soldiers Come From were recipients of News & Documentary Emmy Awards. Watch them online while you can!

Good news doc lovers! POV is pleased to announce streaming of its documentaries up for Emmy awards this year, including the four POV films that are up for Best Documentary!

Armadillo
(Best Documentary, Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a New Story – Long Form, Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Cinematography – Documentary and Long Form, Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing – Documentary and Long Form)

A platoon of Danish soldiers fight the Taliban at Armadillo, a combat operations base in southern Afghanistan.

Better This World
(Best Documentary, Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form, Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Editing – Documentary and Long Form)

The story of two men who were accused of intending to firebomb the 2008 Republican National Convention, is a dramatic tale of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal.

Enemies of the People
(Best Documentary, Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form, Outstanding Individual Achievement in a Craft: Research)

The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing Fields of Cambodia remain largely unexplained. Until now.

Last Train Home
(Best Documentary, Outstanding Business and Economic Reporting – Long Form)

Every spring, China’s cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year in the world’s largest human migration.

Mugabe and the White African
(Outstanding Informational Programming – Long Form)

In Zimbabwe, de facto dictator Robert Mugabe has unleashed a “land reform” program aimed at driving whites from the country through violence and intimidation.

Where Soldiers Come From
(Outstanding Continuing Coverage of a New Story – Long Form)

From a snowy town in northern Michigan to the mountains of Afghanistan, follow the four-year journey of childhood friends who join the National Guard.

StoryCorps Shorts: Miss Devine
(New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture)

Cousins James Ransom and Cherie Johnson recall their inimitable Sunday school teacher, Miss Lizzie Devine.

Flawed
(New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Documentaries)

The story of a long-distance relationship with a man whose profession – plastic surgery – gives the woman plenty of fodder.

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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.