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New York, New York – Jan. 13, 2011 – POV (Point of View), public television’s premier showcase for independent, nonfiction film, is once again seeking the work of emerging filmmakers through the fourth round of its Diverse Voices Project (DVP) and has extended its submission deadline to Friday, Feb. 18, 2011 at 5 PM ET. The initiative, launched by POV in 2003 with major funding by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), awards co-production funds to filmmakers who tell compelling stories about communities and individuals not widely represented on mainstream television. All subjects, styles and lengths are welcome. For complete details visit
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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 400 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.