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- White Gold, Directed by Simon Trevor White Gold is an exposé of the modern ivory trade and its pervasive economic, historical, political and environmental effects.
- Earn CME Credits with The Genius of Marian The Genius of Marian streams online until Friday, November 14th, earn Continuing Medical Education credits by watching the film.
- Join “Whiteness Project” Creator Whitney Dow for a Reddit AMA on Thursday, November 13 Whitney Dow took questions -- unfiltered -- about issues of race in America and the interactive documentary that has brought everyday white Americans into the racial discussion on Reddit.
- POV Hackathon 7: Explore the Prototypes and the Technology Five teams "re-invented the documentary" at POV's latest weekend laboratory of nonfiction storytelling and technology.
- And the POV Hackathon 7 Participants' Choice Winner is… Congrats to The Dandelion King, POV Hackathon 7 Participants' Choice Award Winner!
- Wednesday, December 3: A Conversation with Joshua Oppenheimer, director of “The Act of Killing” Ask The Act of Killing director Joshua Oppenheimer your questions on Google+. Join the chat live on Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at 1 PM ET (10 AM PT).
- Upcoming Events This week, films highlighting issues surrounding how we handle disease and how it relates to families are screening across the country.
- Now Streaming: Every Mother's Son We are thrilled to announce that Every Mother's Son is now available for community screenings and online streaming through May 3, 2015.
- Upcoming Events As many look forward to celebrating holidays with friends and families, you can share intimate stories from families around the world with those in your community. Host your own screening in December!
- Upcoming Events This week, five different films screen in five cities throughout the US, covering topics such as politics, genocide, and aging.
- #docchat: The Whiteness Project – Tackling the Taboo Subject of Race in America – Join on Twitter This Wednesday Join POV for a Twitter chat with Whitney Dow, director and producer of Whiteness Project: Inside the White/Caucasian Box on Wednesday, October 22 from 1-2 PM ET/10-11 AM PT
- Upcoming Events This week, 7 different films are being screened in 7 cities throughout the US, covering topics such as juvenile justice, Alzheimer's, and LBGT issues.
- POV Tech: Introducing Mouse and Keyboard Interactions for Virtual Reality “Films” Virtual reality experiences, such as those we are developing now for Oculus Rift, require a new set of conventions for interactions with familiar devices.
- Upcoming Events This week, 7 different films are being screened in 7 cities throughout the US, with topics including autism, criminal justice, and the oil industry.
- Giveaway: Win a Copy of “Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and in Life” Enter our giveaway before October 27, 2014 to win a copy of "Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and Life" by American Promise filmmakers Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson.
- “American Promise” is back for free streaming on POV Watch American Promise for free on POV through November 8, 2014 and get an update on the award-winning outreach campaign.
- “Audacious, horrifying, boldly experimental… breaks so many rules of documentary decorum.” – 'The Act of Killing' Is Now Streaming Free at POV What critics have been saying about POV's documentary The Act of Killing, and all the ways you can watch it free right now.
- POV Tech: Filmmaking with Oculus Rift With browsers now able to track the head movements of users, I've created the ability to record and play back 3D virtual reality experiences with Oculus Rift.