Passionate about political issues? Excited about the upcoming election? Win a ticket to the Paley DocFest Event Documenting Power: 25 Years of Political Films on POV, on Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:30pm ET, at the Paley Center for Media in New York City! For a chance to win one of 25 tickets, enter your name and email (and optionally, tell us your favorite political documentary).

This evening will bring together Marshall Curry (Street Fight, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front), Laura Poitras (My Country, My Country, The Oath), Shola Lynch (Chisholm ’72: Unbought and Unbossed) and Marco Williams (Two Towns of Jasper), whose works have challenged our conceptions of politics as usual. Each filmmaker will screen highlights of his or her work, and together they will discuss how you cover the political system, as well as obtain access to the private secrets of government.

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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 400 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.