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Premiere Parties Can Be Small or Large; All You Need Is a TV or Laptop + Friends/Family; Enter for a Chance to Win a POV Party Pack Including POV Season 26 DVDs, Autographed Posters, Popcorn, Chocolate and Coffee.

Attention, documentary fans:

How to enter:

Watch the POV film on television or online at when it streams for 30 days following the broadcast premiere; visit the POV website and tell POV about your Premiere Party to enter the promotion.

POV Party Packs – What You’ll Get If You Win
The POV Party Pack includes everything you need to host your next POV Premiere Party – the perfect gift for the documentary fan!

  • Three signed DVDs and/or posters from POV Season 26 films
  • A POV folding sling tote bag
  • Divine Chocolate: 70% Dark Chocolate Hearts
  • Grounds for Change: Café Femenino Peru Coffee (8 oz.)
  • Quinn Popcorn: Lemon and Sea Salt Organic Microwave Popcorn

POV 2013 Broadcast Dates

All films premiere on Mondays at 10 p.m. (check local listings), unless otherwise noted, and begin streaming online the following day:

July 15Only the Young by Jason Tippet and Elizabeth Mims
July 22High Tech, Low Life by Stephen Maing
July 29Neurotypical by Adam Larsen
Aug. 19The Law in These Parts by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz and Liran Atzmor
Aug. 265 Broken Cameras by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi
Sept. 9Ping Pong by Hugh Hartford and Anson Hartford
Sept. 16The World Before Her by Nisha Pahuja
Sept. 23Best Kept Secret by Samantha Buck
Oct. 7Brooklyn Castle by Katie Dellamaggiore
Oct. 1456 Up by Michael Apted
Thursday, Nov. 28 at 9 p.m.Listening Is an Act of Love: A StoryCorps Special by the Rauch Brothers

Visit for official entry rules and a full list of prizes and sponsors.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. Starts on 6/13/13 at 10:00:01 a.m. ET and ends on 1/6/2014 at 4:59:59 p.m. ET. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older. Void where prohibited. To enter and for official rules, visit

Produced by American Documentary, Inc. and now in its 26th season on PBS, the award-winning POV is the longest-running showcase on American television to feature the work of today’s best independent documentary filmmakers. POV has brought more than 365 acclaimed documentaries to millions nationwide. POV films have won every major film and broadcasting award, including 32 Emmys, 15 George Foster Peabody Awards, 10 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, three Academy Awards® and the Prix Italia. Since 1988, POV has pioneered the art of presentation and outreach using independent nonfiction media to build new communities in conversation about today’s most pressing social issues. Visit

POV has the honor of receiving a 2013 MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the desJardins/Blachman Fund and public television viewers. Funding for POV’s Diverse Voices Project is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Special support provided by The Fledgling Fund and the Lucius and Eva Eastman Fund. POV is presented by a consortium of public television stations, including KQED San Francisco, WGBH Boston and THIRTEEN in association with WNET.ORG.

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Produced by American Documentary, Inc., POV is public television’s premier showcase for nonfiction films. Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action. Always an innovator, POV discovers fresh new voices and creates interactive experiences that shine a light on social issues and elevate the art of storytelling. With our documentary broadcasts, original online programming and dynamic community engagement campaigns, we are committed to supporting films that capture the imagination and present diverse perspectives.