PBS Premiere: June 22, 2010
Celebrating its 23rd season on PBS in 2010, POV features the work of the best independent documentary filmmakers from America and around the world. Airing Tuesdays at 10 p.m., June through September, with primetime specials during the year, POV has brought more than 300 award-winning documentaries to millions nationwide.
POV is public television's premiere showcase for documentary films, and is American television's longest-running independent documentary series. POV has been honored with a Special News & Documentary Emmy Award for Excellence in Television Documentary Filmmaking and the International Documentary Association Award for Best Continuing Series.
Since 1988, POV has pioneered the art of presentation and outreach using independent documentaries to engage communities in conversation about today's most pressing social issues. POV is produced by American Documentary, Inc.
POV's 2010 Season Preview
Experimental, poetic, personal, courageous, uncompromising, enchanting, profound, funny and emotional — these are just a few of the adjectives that come to mind when I look at the list of films that make up POV's 23rd season. ”
— Simon Kilmurry,
Executive Director, POV
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