Films about lgbt
PBS Premiere: Oct. 10, 2016
When director Sharon Shattuck's father came out as transgender, Sharon was in the awkward throes of middle school. As the Shattucks reunite to plan Sharon's wedding, she seeks a deeper understanding of how her parents' marriage, and their family, survived intact.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 10, 2016
An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in conservative rural Florida.
Encore Broadcast: June 6, 2016
A moving account of four women sensationalized by the media as a "Gang of Killer Lesbians" reveals the role that race, gender identity and sexuality play in our criminal justice system. A co-production of ITVS. A co-presentation with the National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC).
Digital Premiere: Oct. 11, 2015
Patrick Haggerty remembers his father's unexpected advice to his gay son in rural Washington during the 1950s.
Digital Premiere: Sept. 11, 2015
Since 2010, POV and StoryCorps have brought over 30 animated shorts to PBS and online audiences.
PBS Premiere: July 21, 2014
Bryan Wilmoth and his seven younger siblings were raised in a strict, religious home. In this StoryCorps Animated Short, he talks to his brother Mike about reconnecting years after their dad kicked Bryan out for being gay.
PBS Premiere: Aug. 31, 2010
POV features three films about adoption — Wo Ai Ni (I Love You) Mommy by Stephanie Wang-Breal; Off and Running by Nicole Opper; and In the Matter of Cha Jung Hee by Deann Borshay Liem — and has launched a national public awareness campaign to examine issues facing adoptees and families who choose to adopt.
PBS Premiere: June 30, 2009
The story of a family's struggle to seek justice for their murdered son while trying to transcend hatred and the desire for revenge.
PBS Premiere: Dec. 12, 2007
Tony Kushner, whose epochal Angels in Americawon a Pulitzer Prize and a Tony Award, begins a revival run in New York this week, is one of the country's leading playwrights — and one of its fiercest moral critics.
PBS Premiere: Aug. 26, 2003
What happens when conservative Christian families have children who are homosexual? Family Fundamentals goes to the heart of today's debate over homosexuality, where the personal is inextricably — and dramatically — bound up in the political.
PBS Premiere: June 20, 2003
What are the chances that a former prostitute could be elected a Member of the Parliament of New Zealand by a conservative, rural district? What if that person was also transgender? The odds may seem daunting, but Georgina Beyer did it.
PBS Premiere: June 17, 2003
Flag Wars is a poignant account of the politics and pain of gentrification. Working-class black residents in Columbus, Ohio fight to hold on to their homes. Realtors and gay home-buyers see fixer-uppers. The clashes expose prejudice and self-interest on both sides, as well as the common dream to have a home to call your own.