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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Project Voicescape Winner to be Featured in PBS Online Film Festival
PBS announced today that the Project Voicescape winner for Best Documentary This Gay and Age will be featured in its selections for its first Online Film Festival.
Project VoiceScape: Meet Filmmaker Morgan Wilcock
Morgan Wilcock of Minneapolis, Minn., is one of 22 teens awarded a Project VoiceScape filmmaking grant this year. Her documentary This Gay And Age, about the evolving media climate for young gays and lesbians, is now in post-production under the mentorship of Sundance award-winning director Natalia Almada.