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- A Former Model's View on the Industry Model-advocate Rachel Blais shares her experiences with the POV documentary Girl Model, the glamorous myths of modeling, and the effects of the industry on body image.
- Upcoming POV Screenings Join documentary fans across the country as they attend POV screenings ranging from intergenerational struggles within a Navajo community in 'Up Heartbreak Hill' to the ubiquitous romance novel culture in 'Guilty Pleasures'.
- Girl Model #sheparty Covers Labor and Ethics in Modeling POV joined Girl Model, the Model Alliance, the Women's Media Center and many others for a #sheparty Twitter discussion of labor regulations and ethics in the modeling industry. You can follow the discussion on Storify.
- Next on POV: 'Girl Model' Mark your calendars! On March 24, at 10 PM, POV will present the national broadcast premiere of the provocative documentary 'Girl Model' on PBS
- POV Announces Documentary Lineup For Its 26th Season on PBS Moving to Monday nights on PBS, the regular season kicks off with Homegoings and closes with Best Kept Secret, and features special presentations of 56 Up, American Promise, Brooklyn Castle and a special from StoryCorps.
- Now Streaming: Girl Model, Scout's Honor, Granito, A Perfect Candidate, and 4 Shorts from the PBS Online Film Festival POV now has four great feature-length documentaries streaming for free on its website: Scout's Honor, Granito: How to Nail a Dictator, When the Mountains Tremble, and A Perfect Candidate.
- Upcoming POV Screenings If 'If a Tree Falls' screens and no one sees it, does it make a sound? Don't miss the Gnu's Room's screening of 'If a Tree Falls' and many more POV documentaries across the country.
- Upcoming POV Screenings From the Annual Palm Beach Country Dark Sky Festival's screening of The City Dark to a screening and panel discussion of Girl Model at the Brooklyn Museum and more - check out POV's upcoming March community screenings!
- PBS 2013 Online Film Festival: Watch & Vote for Ars Magna Watch and vote for Ars Magna. Nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy® Award, Ars Magna enters into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with a man who took the first three lines of Hamlet’s “To Be or Not to Be” and created what has been called “the world’s greatest anagram.”
- PBS 2013 Online Film Festival: Watch & Vote for CatCam Watch and vote for CatCam, where an engineer straps a camera on a stray cat in North Carolina and inadvertently creates a media sensation.
- PBS 2013 Online Film Festival: Watch & Vote for Sin País Watch and vote for Sin País. Winner of a 2012 Student Academy Award®, Sin País explores a family’s experience as members are separated by deportation.
- PBS 2013 Online Film Festival: Watch & Vote for Sound of Vision Watch and vote for Sound of Vision, where a blind musician spends his waking hours confronting the hurdles and embracing the cacophony of “The City That Never Sleeps” — New York — which he will never see.
- PBS 2013 Online Film Festival: Vote to Determine the People's Choice Winner All of the films from PBS's second Online Film Festival are now online! Watch and vote for your favorite shorts!
- Upcoming POV Screenings Don't miss out on a chance to take a look at the life of an icon of counter-culture with Chicago Public Library's screening of 'Patti Smith: Dream of Life,' or learn about civil injustice during World War II with the Gnu's Room's screening of 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights'.
- Two Filmmakers Reinvent Their Approach for “Reinvention Stories,” a Web Documentary "It's crazy for us to go from dedicated long-form documentarians... and here we are, supposed to make something in an environment where you can click off any time you want." - Julia Reichert
- Upcoming POV Screenings Don't miss out on a bountiful selection of POV documentary films across the country, from the University of Portland's screening of 'Señorita Extraviada' to Chicago Public Library's screening of 'Guilty Pleasures.'
- Apply to POV Hackathon 3 by March 12! POV Hackathon 3 will take place April 13-14, 2013, in New York City. If you're a filmmaker, developer or designer interested in cross-platform, web-based storytelling, apply to be part of it by March 12!
- Win Tickets to Watch POV Films at MoMA Documentary Fortnight The Museum of Modern Art is celebrating 25 years of POV with a special program, MoMA Selects: POV from Wednesday, Feb. 27 - Monday, March 4, 2013, as part of its Documentary Fortnight 2013 program.