- PRESS RELEASE: Still Tomorrow | Defying Social and Cultural Norms, a Rural Poet Captures a Nation’s Attention
Yu Xiuhua, a secluded poet made famous by social media, is on a search for meaning in a life marked by numerous struggles.
- Critical Acclaim: 'The Workers Cup'
"If we choose to pursue these ideas further, we may find ourselves questioning how our allegiance to the adrenal thrills of sports can help hide darker truths about the companies, countries, and organizations we throw our allegiance behind."
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Whose Streets?' | Tracing a People’s Movement
Told by the local residents and activists on the frontlines fighting for justice, equality and an end to police brutality, 'Whose Streets?' is an unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising and the movement that followed.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'The War to Be Her' | A Young Female Athlete Fends Off the Taliban
In one of the most dangerous places on earth, where the Taliban maintains a substantial presence, a young woman faces obstacles to pursue a simple passion: sports.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2' | Deciding the fate of a murderer
If you kill a murderer, do you become a murderer as well? Lindy Lou Wells Isonhood asks her granddaughter this question, while explaining the role she played on a capital jury.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'The Workers Cup' | The sacrifice of migrant workers for the World Cup
A glimpse of the massive stadiums and infrastructure projects now being built for the 2022 games in Qatar.
- POV to broadcast Sundance Favorites '306 Hollywood' and 'Minding the Gap' for 31st Season
"The films we are planning to finish out our 31st season with are powerful examples of how documentary can reexamine and reanimate lives past and present."
- Featured Event: 'The Fred Korematsu Story' at the Minnesota's Public Defenders Office
Join the Ramsey County Public Defender for a free screening of 'Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story.''
- POV Nominated for 12 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
POV (Point of View), American television’s longest-running independent documentary series on PBS, has received 12 nominations for the 2017 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards
- Featured Event: 'Soldiers of Conscience' at the Avalon Branch Library
Join the Avalon Branch Library for a free screening of "Soldiers of Conscience" on July 26, 2017.
- The Intimacy and Intersectionality of 'Memories of a Penitent Heart'
Cecilia Aldarondo talks about the importance of intimacy when telling a story, especially in a way that embraces what intersectionality should look like on screen.
- Three Classic Documentaries from the POV Archive to Watch in 2017
'The End of the Nightstick,' 'Rabbit in the Moon,' and 'William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe' are available at pov.org/video and on the POV channel on your PBS app.
- 30 Years of POV: Documentary Filmmakers Share What the Series Means to Them
Documentary filmmakers share what the POV series means to them.
- Featured Event: '4.1 Miles' and 'Last Men in Aleppo' at the Downtown Islamic Center
Join the Downtown Islamic Center of Chicago for a free screening of '4.1 Miles' and 'Last Men in Aleppo.'
- Five Films to Honor LGBT Pride Month
Celebrate Pride Month by watching these five POV films featuring LGBT stories!
- POV's 2018 Call for Entries Is Now Open!
Films submitted to this open call will be considered for the 2018 broadcast season and beyond. The deadline for submission is Friday, June 23, 2016.
- Watch Free: Five Documentaries to Stream in May
Discover new and classic films at pov.org/video and on the POV channel on your PBS app.
- From the Archives: Follow 30 Years of POV History on Instagram
Join us on Instagram (@povdocs) for a daily dive into our archive of 30 years.