Watch POV Films
Encore Broadcast: Aug. 12, 2003
Ninety-one year old Howard 'Louie Bluie' Armstrong has two great loves: his music and artist Barbara Ward. Their stories are captured in Mahan's engaging film.
PBS Premiere: July 24, 2017
In the Oscar-nominated Joe's Violin, a donated musical instrument forges an improbable friendship. Nominated, 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.
Digital Premiere: May 3, 2018
Celebrating those who helped us along in life.
Digital Premiere: Feb. 22, 2018
A California teenager gets sent to Louisiana for a summer with her great-grandmother.
Encore Broadcast: Jan. 1, 2018
Desperate, broken men chase their dreams and run from their demons in the North Dakota oil fields. A local pastor risks everything to help them. Winner, Special Jury Award for Intuitive Filmmaking: Documentary, 2014 Sundance Film Festival.
Digital Premiere: Feb. 8, 2018
A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of spending a night in a library.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 21, 2015
Alex Landau, who is African American, recalls how he nearly lost his life following a traffic stop with the Denver police. He and his mother, Patsy, who is white, remember that night and how it changed them both forever.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 24, 2016
Reverend James L. Seawood remembers what happened to his elementary school after the last African American family was forced out of Sheridan, Arkansas, in the 1950's.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 28, 2004
Follow two young refugees from the Dinka tribe, Peter and Santino, through their first year in America. Nearly 4,000 'lost boys' have emigrated to the United States.
Digital Premiere: Sept. 17, 2017
Tom Geerdes, a Vietnam veteran, remembers his long journey toward healing after returning home from the war.
Digital Premiere: July 17, 2017
With rare access inside Pelican Bay State Prison, we hear inmates' experiences of living in long term solitary confinement. This short documentary offers a visceral snapshot of the day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the U.S.
PBS Premiere: June 26, 2017
Filmmaker Daphne Matziaraki follows a day in the life of Kyriakos Papadopoulos, a captain in the Greek coast guard who is caught in the middle of the refugee crisis in which Europe is embroiled. Nominated, 2017 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject.