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POV Films Receive 9 Emmy Nominations Including Nostalgia for the Light for Best Documentary!

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POV has received 9 nominations for the 34th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards. In total, PBS programs earned 45 nominations. David Fanning, Executive Producer of the multiple Emmy Award winning series, FRONTLINE, will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.

View POV’s press release, ‘POV Films Nominated for 9 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards’ »

Here’s a breakdown of the nominations, along with links to find out more about the films:

Best Documentary
Nostalgia for the Light

Outstanding Investigative Journalism – Long Form
Give Up Tomorrow

Granito: How to Nail a Dictator

Outstanding Informational Programming—Long-Form
My Reincarnation

Outstanding Historical Programming—Long-Form
Nostalgia for the Light

Outstanding Science and Technology Programming
The City Dark

New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle, Culture
POV | StoryCorps Animated Series
Sound of Vision

Outstanding Promotional Announcement – Institutional
POV 25th Anniversary Promotional Reel

Visit for the complete list of nominees.

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.