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Commemorate Human Rights Day with POV Documentaries

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More than 60 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared December 10 as Human Rights Day. POV documentaries are a powerful way to start dialogue and raise awareness around today’s human rights issues. Browse our Free Lending Library by title or topic to bring POV documentaries to your classroom or community. Teachers, visit our Educators page for standards-aligned lesson plans and free streaming clips.

Take a look at these recommended titles for Human Rights Day, ranging in topic from solitary confinement, to freedom of the press, to the global modeling industry and more: Enemies of the People, Girl Model, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, Herman’s House, High Tech, Low Life, If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front, and Reportero.

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.