2012 POV Season
PBS Premiere: March 24, 2013
Nicholas Petron remembers family dinners at his grandfather's place and how everything changed when the city made new plans for their neighborhood.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 25, 2012
In the Atacama Desert, earthly and celestial quests meld. Archaeologists dig for ancient civilizations, women search for their loved ones and astronomers scan the skies for new galaxies.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 18, 2012
When a Navajo couple uncovers a hidden link between their children's rare genetic disorder and the American government's conquest of their tribe, their lives are changed forever.
Encore Broadcast: Oct. 11, 2012
This provocative film lifts the veil on a radical environmental group that the FBI calls America's "number one domestic terrorism threat."
PBS Premiere: Oct. 4, 2012
A riveting exposé of corruption and injustice in the Philippines, chronicling a sensational murder case that ends a nation’s use of capital punishment — but fails to free an innocent man.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 27, 2012
From dusk to dawn, a guard watches over the extravagant mausoleums of some of Mexico's most notorious drug lords.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 20, 2012
Jonathan Demme's portrait of post-Katrina New Orleans tells the story of Carolyn Parker, a lifelong resident of the Lower Ninth Ward, who is fighting for the right to rebuild her home and community.
Digital Premiere: Sept. 13, 2012
Frank Senior spends his waking and dream-swaddled hours confronting the hurdles, and embracing the beauty, of the city he will never see.
Encore Broadcast: Sept. 13, 2012
Pastry chefs whip up the most gravity-defying concoctions and edge-of-your-seat drama as they deliver their desserts for the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France competition.
Encore Broadcast: Sept. 6, 2012
From a snowy town in northern Michigan to the mountains of Afghanistan, follow the four-year journey of childhood friends who join the National Guard.
Encore Broadcast: Aug. 30, 2012
The story of two men who were accused of intending to firebomb the 2008 Republican National Convention, is a dramatic tale of idealism, loyalty, crime and betrayal.
Encore Broadcast: Aug. 23, 2012
Imagine being picked up off the street, told you have committed a murder you know nothing about and then finding yourself sentenced to 20 years in jail.