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POV brings a collection of documentary filmmakers, writers, experts, and viewers together for conversations about topics relevant to POV's nonfiction films.

Recent POV Podcasts

The Act of Killing
Filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer discusses the making of his film The Act of Killing.
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Joshua Oppenheimer

Koch
Filmmaker Neil Barsky discusses the making of his film Koch.
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Neil Barsky

The Genius of Marian
Filmmakers Banker White and Anna Fitch discuss the making of their film The Genius of Marian.
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Banker White and Anna Fitch

After Tiller
Filmmakers Lana Wilson and Martha Shane discuss the making of their film After Tiller.
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Lana Wilson and Martha Shane

Big Men
Filmmaker Rachel Boynton discusses the making of her film, Big Men.
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Rachel Boynton

A World Not Ours
Filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel discusses the making of his film, A World Not Ours.
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Mahdi Fleifel

Fallen City
Filmmaker Qi Zhao discusses the making of the POV documentary Fallen City.
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FallenCity-Filmmakers

Dance for Me
Filmmaker Katrine Philp discusses the making of the POV documentary Dance for Me.
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Abnormal-Filmmakers

Getting Back to Abnormal
Getting Back to Abnormal filmmakers Louis Alvarez, Andrew Kolker, Peter Odabashian and Paul Stekler discuss the making of their film.
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Abnormal-Filmmakers

My Way to Olympia
Filmmaker Niko von Glasow discusses the making of his film My Way to Olympia.
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Niko von Glasow

American Revolutionary
Grace Lee on the making of her film, American Revolutionary.
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Grace Lee

When I Walk
Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook discuss the making of the film When I Walk.
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Jason DaSilva

American Promise
Michéle Stephenson and Joe Brewster discuss their film 13 years in the making: American Promise.
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Michéle and Joe

Dave Isay, Founder & President, StoryCorps
Interview with Dave Isay, Founder & President, StoryCorps
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Dave Isay

56 Up
Michael Apted talks about the genesis of the Up series and why it has worldwide appeal.
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Michael Apted

Brooklyn Castle
Filmmaker Katie Dellamaggiore talks about the making of Brooklyn Castle, a documentary about a unique public school in Brooklyn that is a chess powerhouse, highlighting how a student's education can be enhanced through the skills taught through this chess program.
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Katie Dellamaggiore

Best Kept Secret
Hear what the filmmakers of 'Best Kept Secret' have to say about their film that takes a personal look at the "aging out" process for students with autism.
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Samantha Buck

The World Before Her
Filmmaker Nisha Pahuja talks about her film that explores two extreme and contrasting paths for women in India.
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Nisha Pahuja

Ping Pong
Filmmakers Hugh and Anson Hartford discuss their film about competitors at the Over 80 World Table Tennis Championships in China's Inner Mongolia.
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Anson Hartford

5 Broken Cameras
Filmmakers Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi discuss the making of their film about life in a West Bank village.
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Emad Burnat

The Law in These Parts
Filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz discusses his documentary The Law in These Parts and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

Neurotypical
Filmmaker Adam Larsen discusses his documentary Neurotypical and autism.
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Adam Larsen

High Tech, Low Life
Filmmaker Stephen Maing discusses his feature film 'High Tech, Low Life' and censorship in China.
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Stephen Maing

xoxosms
Filmmaker Nancy Schwartzman discusses the short documentary xoxosms, which follows two complete strangers meeting online and falling in love.
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Nancy Schwartzman

Only the Young
The filmmakers discuss the making of their film which follows three teens through their senior year of high school.
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Elizabeth Mims

Herman's House
Filmmaker Angad Bhalla discusses difficulties of making a film about a man in solitary confinement.
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Angad Bhalla

Special Flight
Director Fernand Melgar discusses the immigration system in Switzerland in regards to those seeking political asylum and refugee status.
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Fernand Melgar

Homegoings
Christine Turner discusses the inspiration behind her film that takes a look at undertaking in the black community.
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Christine Turner

Girl Model
The filmmakers discuss making their film that looks inside the modeling industry.
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Bernardo Ruiz

Reportero
The filmmaker describes the dedicated journalists at the center of this riveting documentary.
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Bernardo Ruiz

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