- POV Viewers Cheer for 'Racing Dreams' A quick roundup of some of the reactions viewers have had to Marshall Curry's Racing Dreams.
- The Best Documentaries of 2011 (Updated) Nerd out to our infographic of the top documentaries of 2011, based on lists from critics, documentary festivals, industry organizations and online voting!
- The Best Documentaries of 2011 According to who you ask, the best documentary of 2011 could have been one of 67 films. Could it be The Interrupters? Nostalgia for the Light? Project Nim? Cave of Forgotten Dreams? We've constructed a handy graphic to help you make your own decision.
- Critical Acclaim for 'If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front' – Airs 9/13 on PBS Read what critics have to say about If a Tree Falls, the POV documentary that explores two of America's most pressing issues — environmentalism and terrorism.
- Critics Call 'Better This World' a Riveting Thriller – Watch It Tonight on PBS! Critics are raving about Better This World, a dramatic tale of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal that follows the radicalization of boyhood friends under the tutelage of a revolutionary activist.
- Hot Press for 'Steam of Life' "Joy rises up like steam from a bed of hot rocks." Read what critics have to say about Steam of Life, tonight's POV documentary that goes deep into the inner sanctum of Finnish life — the sauna.
- Critical Acclaim for 'Mugabe and the White African': Watch it Tonight! In Mugabe and the White African, one proud "white African" challenges Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe with human rights abuses under international law. Read what critics have to say about the award-winning film, then watch it tonight on many PBS stations.
- Critical Acclaim for 'Enemies of the People': Watch it Tonight Critics have been singing the praises of Enemies of the People, an enthralling new documentary that provides an unprecedented and unflinching account of Cambodia's genocide under the Khmer Rouge.
- 'Sweetgrass' Gets Sweet Praise: Watch It Tonight
Sweetgrass, the absorbing documentary by Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor on the last of Montana sheep-herders, premieres tonight on many PBS stations. The film has been garnering critical acclaim from top critics across the country.
- Critics Love 'My Perestroika' & So Should You; Now Watch the Film Online For Free
My Perestroika, which premiered last Tuesday night on POV, has been receiving rave reviews. As you meet five former classmates, you'll witness their coming-of age from living sheltered childhoods in the USSR to searching for their places in today's Moscow. Here's a sampling of what some top critics are saying about this important film.
- Doc Soup: The Last Word on “Dear Zachary” I’ve always been a little bothered by what I perceive as the different standards with which film critics (and audiences) approach docs, basically giving greater leniency toward a film because of its noble subject matter. That’s partly why I’ve been talking about Dear Zachary here at Doc Soup. Well, I think it’s time to put […]