- Upcoming POV screenings
It's a cross-cultural kind of week, with diverse screenings happening from New York to Michigan. Eager to join the conversation? Visit our local events calendar to browse events by zip code.
- Critical Acclaim for 'El Velador'
Read what critics have been saying about POV's El Velador, a film about a guard who watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico’s most notorious drug lords.
- Upcoming POV Screenings
PBS stations, universities and community organizations are hosting screenings across the country over the next week. Check out our Local Events Map to find screenings near you.
- Giveaway: Win a Copy of Ioan Grillo's 'El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency'
Enter our giveaway by November 30, 2012, for a chance to win an early holiday gift from POV! Ten lucky POV viewers will win a copy of Ioan Grillo's El Narco: Inside Mexico's Criminal Insurgency.
- Natalia Almada and Laura Poitras: Meet Two Documentary “Geniuses”
POV congratulates filmmakers Natalia Almada and Laura Poitras for being named among the 2012 MacArthur Fellows!
- El Velador: “After this experience, everything else seems trivial.”
Read what critics have to say about the POV documentary El Velador, which is a poetic and lyrical look at the drug wars in Mexico through the eyes of Martin, a man who watches over the mausoleums that house some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords. Premieres September 27, 2012, on PBS.
- Spread the Word in the Final Hours! 'El Velador' Premieres Tonight
Organizations around the country are spreading the word about the September 27, 2012, broadcast of El Velador on PBS using POV's partner toolkit. Find how you can join in.
- Watch a Sneak Preview of 'El Velador' on Your iPhone or iPad
Just announced! You can now watch Natalia Almada's striking 'El Velador (The Night Watchman)' before the U.S. broadcast premiere on September 27, 2012 on the PBS app for iPhone and iPad!
- Next on POV: 'El Velador'
Natalia Almada returns to POV with a beautiful and mesmerizing new film about violence without violence. Premieres Thursday, September 27, 2012 on POV.
- Upcoming POV Documentary Screenings
As we slowly transition into fall, community partners across the nation are hosting public screenings of POV Season 25 premieres and films from the archive. Here are a few events to check out this weekend and throughout the week.
- Mobile Selects
Download the PBS mobile video app for iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch or Kindle Tablet and watch POV documentaries before they air on television!
- El Velador at MoMA & POV Filmmakers in Conversation
Filmmakers Lourdes Portillo and Natalia Almada will be in conversation at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City on June 23. Almada's El Velador starts a week-long theatrical engagement at MoMA on June 14 and a retrospective of Portillo's work will run through June 30.
- Preview POV's 25th Season
Watch a video preview of the films coming up in the 2012 season of POV!
- POV Announces Documentary Lineup for Its 25th Season on PBS
This year on POV, you'll see remarkable individuals challenging authority and their own limitations to indict a dictator, keep investigative journalism alive, rebuild after Katrina and find strength in love.