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We’re Giving Away Bundles of POV DVDs for the High Tech, Low Life Broadcast!

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Watch the PBS premiere of High Tech, Low Life on Monday night at 10pm (check local listings), or while it’s streaming online (July 23rd – Aug. 21st), and enter our Premiere Party giveaway for a chance to win the High Tech, Low Life, Only The Young, xoxosms and Neurotypical DVDs!

You can enter the giveaway before or after you watch the film — just fill out the entry form here.

Looking for inspiration? Check out these fun and simple Premiere Parties:

  • “I invited my sister, her family, and 7 of my favorite girlfriends. We all did a potluck and enjoyed a little wine. It was fabulous. Five of us have dogs, so everyone also brought their pet to enjoy the event too!”
  • “Just my husband and I and the biggest bowl of popcorn I can get.”
  • “…my two roommates and I will crowd around a tiny laptop while the A/C gently hums in the background. For refreshments, in true college fashion, we’ll dine on pita chips and hummus from the local Trader Joe’s.”

Premiere Party winners will also receive organic popcorn from Quinn Popcorn, Fair-Trade and organic dark chocolate from Divine Chocolate and Fair-Trade, organic and shade-grown coffee from Grounds for Change, plus a POV reusable tote bag.

Entry is also still open for HomegoingsSpecial Flight, Herman’s House, and Only The Young, all of which are streaming online, PLUS all entries will be eligible for the Grand Prize. Enter now at

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.
  • joe36

  • Joe

    It would be great if these linked to somewhere (website, IMDB, anything really) I could get more info on each film.

  • mockma

    I think Blackfish should start getting some more press as well.

    • SmithDoc

      it’s a little too traditional.

  • Karin

    Belleville Baby by Mia Engberg, Forest of the dancing spirits by Linda Västrik – rewarded at Idfa (both swedish)

  • Suzanne G Fox

    Indian Relay.

  • Poustinia

    Valentine Road – for sure – and for short docs – must point out our own POUSTINIA – which won jury prize at Woodstock FF 2013 and will screen at Sebastopol Doc FF and Taos Shortz FF next month.

  • TheyCallMePathological

    Stop the Pounding Heart is NOT an actual documentary, a lot of it was scripted and it does not belong in this years winners!!

  • daisyandus

    Life According to Sam!!

  • Jane

    Life According to Sam !

  • noelle6230

    Karama Has No Walls – 2014 Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Short Subject.
    An incredibly powerful 30 minutes!!!

  • Kristian Berg

    Jury prize winners at Woodstock Film Festival 2013

    Best Documentary Feature :
    directed by Grace Lee


    The Diane Seligman Award for BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY was presented to
    directed by Kristian Berg

  • Wayne Ewing

    What about “Playing with Magic” – audience award winner for Best Documentary Feature at 2013 Prescott Film Festival ??????