- New Documentary Chooses Anecdotal Evidence Over Scientific Credibility
Doc Soup Man reports from the New York City premiere of Andrew Wakefield's 'Vaxxed: From Cover Up to Catastrophe.'
- Featured Event: The National Latino Institute for Reproductive Health Presents 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)'
Visit our local events calendar for a full list of events happening across the country and join our Community Network to host a screening of your own!
- Upcoming Events
This week, screenings from coast to coast engage communities in conversation about a range of social issues.
- International Students at The New School Screen and Discuss 'Last Train Home'
In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, POV intern Tomas Uribe and the International Student Society and Advisory board screened Last Train Home at The New School. Tomas reports back on the screening and discussion on migration and human rights.
- Host a Sneak Preview of a POV Film – FOR FREE!
Are you an educator, student, community organizer, librarian or PBS station staffer? Do you want to use POV docs to get people talking about important social issues? Host sneak previews of POV films before they premiere on PBS! Register: Log in to our Community Network. Request: Fill out the online application. Screen: POV will lend […]
- 'The Edge of Dreaming' Community Screenings at Schools of Metaphysics Next Week
Dr. Barbara Condron oversees international education for the School of Metaphysics (SOM). On January 22 at 7 PM, 17 SOM branches around the country will host screenings and discussions of Amy Hardie’s The Edge of Dreaming (POV 2010). I always look forward to Tuesdays. They’re my days in town with Hezekiah, our 15-year-old son who […]
- Host a Free Screening for National Adoption Month
During the month of November, people across the country are hosting events in celebration of adoptive families. Learn more about National Adoption Day at NationalAdoptionDay.org. POV is encouraging community groups, educators and librarians to host a local screening of our Adoption Stories films First Person Plural by Deann Borshay Liem, In the Matter of Cha […]
- POV Filmmaker Jesse Epstein's 'Films in Action' Videos
Over on the Fledgling Fund blog, we came across these great videos by POV filmmaker Jesse Epstein that show the power of documentary film to change people’s minds and inspire them. The first video takes place at Greenpoint, Brooklyn’s Fade to Famous barbershop, the location of Jesse’s short film Wet Dreams and False Images. She […]
- Slideshow from the 'Good Fortune' Premiere Party
Filmmakers Landon Van Soest and Jeremy Levine celebrated their POV/PBS premiere on Tuesday night with a screening party at New York City’s DCTV. Here’s a slideshow of the event!
- NYC Event: “Off and Running” at the IFC This Friday
If you’re in New York City, please join us at the IFC Center for the opening night of Off and Running by Nicole Opper at 8:05 p.m. on Friday, January 29th. POV is proud to co-host the event with DocuClub and Tribeca All Access, which will feature a Q & A moderated by Terry Lawler […]
- “The Way We Get By” Receives IFP and Fledgling Fund Grant for Outreach and Community Engagement
The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) has teamed up with The Fledgling Fund to award the first The Fledgling Fund Outreach and Engagement Grant for Social Issue Documentaries to The Way We Get By, which aired on POV this week. We send our congratulations to filmmakers Aron Gaudet and Gita Pullapilly for this fantastic honor. For […]
- Community Events: POV Screenings at Hofstra University
Students in the MFA Documentary Program at Hofstra University in Hempsted, New York, have been screening POV films this semester. MFA candidate Stefani Saintonge shares some of the highlights of the series so far. This semester, the MFA Documentary Program at Hofstra University is hosting a series of POV screenings. As a student of the […]
- A Video Interview with Thom Powers, Part 1
POV’s series producer Yance Ford interviews Thom Powers, filmmaker, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival and the founder and curator of the Stranger than Fiction documentary series in New York. I sat down recently with Thom Powers — filmmaker, documentary programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival and the founder and curator of […]
- “Bronx Princess” Block Party Brings Kids and Families to Mullaly Park
POV’s outreach and development coordinator Jessica Lee reports from a recent POV event. Every year, POV partners with many organizations to offer hundreds of free film screenings. Unfortunately, we can’t personally attend most of those events because they’re held all over the country in places like Aberdeen, South Dakota, Helena, Montana and Rockland, Maine. Given […]
- Update: 'Bronx Princess' Party in Bronx is Tonight
Due to rain, this past weekend’s Bronx Princess screening and party was postponed to tonight. Read all about the activities in the original post.
- Doc Roundup: December 6, 2007
Our weekly doc roundup collects critical reactions to some current documentary releases in the theaters and on DVD. IN THEATERS from Billy the Kid Billy the Kid, Jennifer Venditti’s first film, is a portrait of a troubled, misfit 10th grader named Billy Price. The critic for the Village Voice says “I have seen more than […]
- Revolution '67 Screenings in Milwaukee This Week
If you live in Milwaukee, you have two chances to catch Revolution ’67 (POV 2007) this week. Wednesday, 11/28 Milwaukee, WI 7:30 pm docUquarium, at the University of WisconsinMilwaukee in partnership with UWM’s Helen Bader School of Social Welfare will host a screening of Revolution ’67. Filmmakers Marylou Tibaldo-Bongiorno and Jerome Bongiorno will be in […]