- Featured Event: 'The Grown-Ups' at the Portland Public Library
Join the Portland Public Library for a free screening of The Grown-Ups at 6:30 p.m. on August 3, 2017.
- Five Films for Father's Day
Celebrate Father's Day with these five POV films about fatherhood and parenting.
- Opportunity for Community Organizations and Libraries: PBS Highlights the Arts this Fall with 3 New POV Documentaries
This fall, POV invites community organizers and libraries to partner on the special PBS broadcasts of three documentaries examining art and identity -- Cutie and the Boxer, Art and Craft and Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case.
- Spread the Word: 'Point and Shoot' on PBS
Point and Shoot airs tonight on PBS (check local listings), and there's still time to let your community know about the film.
- Spread the Word: 'Neuland' on PBS
Neuland airs tonight on PBS. Check out our sample tweets and let your community know about the film.
- Spread the Word: 'Beats of the Antonov' on PBS
Beats of the Antonov airs tonight on PBS. Check out our sample tweets and let your community know about the film.
- Upcoming Events
This week, POV films will be screened at libraries across the country.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
This week, get ready to go back to school with two screenings of American Promise. Don't forget to visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country!
- POV + Public Libraries: Partnering to Enhance Civic Engagement
In 2013, POV took part in a study exploring the impact of community screenings of documentaries in public libraries on civic engagement. Explore the findings.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
POV screenings and discussions are happening near you! Check out our Local Events Map for a complete list of upcoming screenings across the country.
- Brooklyn Raised: Rooftop Films & the Spirit of Brooklyn Summer
Brooklyn-raised POV Eastman Fellow Kendra Williams reflects on her Rooftop Films experience and talks with program director Dan Nuxoll about another season of showing films in high places.
- My Brooklyn: Replicating Their Model in Your Community
Kelly Anderson, Director of "My Brooklyn", sheds insight into her successful community engagement strategy.
- My Wish List for the Documentary Community
While others are organizing their list of gifts this holiday season, guest blogger Heather McIntosh provides her own list of wishes for the collective documentary community.
- Host a Sneak Preview of a POV Film – FOR FREE!
Are you an educator, student, community organizer, librarian or PBS station staffer? Do you want to use POV docs to get people talking about important social issues? Host sneak previews of POV films before they premiere on PBS! Register: Log in to our Community Network. Request: Fill out the online application. Screen: POV will lend […]
- POV Filmmaker Jesse Epstein's 'Films in Action' Videos
Over on the Fledgling Fund blog, we came across these great videos by POV filmmaker Jesse Epstein that show the power of documentary film to change people’s minds and inspire them. The first video takes place at Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s Fade to Famous barbershop, the location of Jesse’s short film Wet Dreams and False Images. She […]
- Conversations About War
Veterans Day may only happen one day out of the year, but veterans — and their loved ones — live with the after effects of war everyday. They also deserve our thanks, attention and appreciation everyday. Last week, POV launched a new project: Regarding War. Conceived as a place for citizens and soldiers to share […]
- The Fire Next Time: Look Closely and You Might See Your Town, Too
Over a stormy two-year period, The Fire Next Time (POV 2005) follows a deeply divided group of Montana citizens caught in a web of conflicts intensified by rapid growth and the power of talk radio. Many residents were losing their jobs in timber and mining, and blamed environmentalists. Throw into this stressful situation two disturbing […]