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Over the past 25 years, POV has featured a number of films about famous and not-so-famous artists and musicians including Maya Lin, Henry Darger, Howard 'Louie Bluie' Armstrong, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and Arn Chorn-Pond along with classic films that documented cultural icons like Johnny Cash and seminal events like the 1973 Wattstax concert to name but a few. Explore our collection of art and culture films and interact through special features that showcase the work of these compelling artists.

Image from Patti Smith: Dream of Life (POV 2009)

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Interactive Map: Where are the MOFs?

Interactive Map: Where are the MOFs?

Explore the whereabouts of the Meilleurs Ouvriers de France ("Best Craftsmen in France") who specialize in pastry making and find out more about their restaurants and backgrounds.

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Mr. Smith's Peach Seeds: Full Film

Mr. Smith's Peach Seeds Short Films

In 1968 Roger Smith ate a peach during a break from work and carved the pit into a pig.

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Homegoings: A Dance

Homegoings: A Dance Additional Video

Dancers from the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company perform a contemporary piece inspired by the documentary Homegoings.

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Infographic

Numbers and factoids about the international model supply chain.

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Ars Magna

Ars Magna Short Films

Enter into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with Cory Calhoun, who penned what's been called the "world's greatest anagram." (8 minutes)

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Kings of Pastry: Full Film

Kings of Pastry Feature Films

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.

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My Reincarnation: Dreams

Dreams Additional Video

Chögyal Namkhai Norbu gives a teaching on how the nature of life is just like a dream.

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My Reincarnation: Lesson Plan Clip 1

My Son is a Reincarnation of My Uncle Classroom Clips

Namkhai Norbu Rinpoche believes that his son Yeshi is a reincarnation of his uncle.

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