- Ken Burns on “The Ken Burns Effect” (and the 8 Effects He Actually Uses)
"I have saved millions of bar mitzvahs and weddings and vacations," say Burns, whose seven-part series, The Roosevelts: An Intimate History, begins Sunday on PBS.
- “A Calm, Humanist Documentary About a Hot-Button Topic.” – After Tiller Is Now Streaming Free at POV
Read what critics have been saying about POV's documentary After Tiller, then watch it free right now on the POV website or mobile apps! (U.S. Only)
- “If You Want To Know How The World Works… You Need To See Big Men” – Watch It Free at POV for a Limited Time
The critics have weighed in. Now watch POV's "Big Men" online. It's streaming free at POV for a limited time. (U.S. Only)
- Expletive Undeleted: Real-Time Bleeps and Blurs for Web Video
A tool that allows filmmakers to share a single video with multiple online audiences, some of which might be sensitive to coarse language or visuals.
- Spread the Word about The Genius of Marian in the Final Hours!
Check out our Storify round-up for inspiration and sample tweets to spread the word about the film The Genius of Marian, airing tonight on PBS!
- Tuesday: Join a Live Chat About 'The Genius of Marian' and the New Challenges of Caregiving in America
Ask your questions on Google+. Join the chat live on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 1 PM ET (10 AM PT).
- Next on POV: The Genius of Marian
A visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family's struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer's disease. Watch it Monday on PBS, and join the discussion with the filmmaker and experts.
- It's Time to Remove the Stigma That Follows Ken Burns
I did a deep dive into Burns's work, and I began to realize that a no-holds-barred appreciation of the greatness of his work is due.
- Bronx Documentary Center and 'American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs'
American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs screened at the Bronx Documentary Center in late July. Co-Founder of the Center Danielle Jackson shares her takeaways from an evening of conversations.
- Next on POV: After Tiller
A probing portrait of the only four doctors in the United States still openly performing third-trimester abortions. Watch it Monday on PBS, and join the discussion with the filmmaker and experts.
- Tuesday: Join a Live Chat About 'After Tiller' and the Ethics of Third-Trimester Abortions
Ask your questions on Google+ on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, starting at 1 PM ET (10 AM PT).
- 11 Sites and Apps for Watching Documentaries Free Online
Love watching documentaries online? We think POV's free streams of new and classic docs is great, but there are even more places you'll find great selections right now!
- Getting Real: A New Documentary Conference Aiming for Industry Action, Not Just Conversation
International Documentary Association director Michael Lumpkin gives POV a preview of its new documentary conference, Getting Real, and his hopes for changing the documentary industry. Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2014 in Los Angeles.
- How We Made An iOS App in a Weekend with Creatavist
Atavist's Olivia Koski recaps a weekend of collaboration at POV Hackathon in New York City.
- Op-Doc: “A Marriage to Remember” by 'The Genius of Marian' filmmaker Banker White
Watch A Marriage to Remember, an Op-Doc from The New York Times by The Genius of Marian filmmaker Banker White.
- Your Browser Isn't a VCR: Tips for Taking Control of Web Video Controls
Don't treat your web video like it's a technology from the 1970s.
- Tuesday: Join a Live Chat About the International Oil Business #bigmen
Ask filmmaker Rachel Boynton, former Kosmos chief executive Jim Musselman, and Oxfam America Senior Policy Manager Ian Gary - Tuesday, August 26, 2014, starting at 1 PM ET (10 AM PT).
- Next on POV: Big Men
Executive produced by Brad Pitt, Big Men is an unprecedented inside look at the global deal making and dark underside of energy development. Watch it Monday on PBS, and join the discussion with the filmmaker and experts.