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PBS Premiere: June 17, 1997
Battling personal grief, corporate power, and her mother's guilt, Helfand turns the camera on herself and her family to document her battle with DES-related cancer.
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: Sept. 1, 2009
Two women matadors in Spain have a passion for bullfighting and are determined to pursue their dreams. What is it like for women to enter into this male-dominated arena?
PBS Premiere: April 21, 2004
Love & Diane is a frank and astonishingly intimate real-life drama of a mother and daughter desperate for love and forgiveness, but caught in a devastating cycle. During the 1980s, a crack cocaine epidemic ravaged and impoverished many inner city neighborhoods. As parents like Diane succumbed to addiction, a generation of children like Love entered the foster care system. Shot over ten years, the film centers on Love and Diane after the family is reunited and is struggling to reconnect.
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.
PBS Premiere: Oct. 10, 2016
An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in conservative rural Florida.
PBS Premiere: Sept. 19, 2016
In Theo Rigby and Kate McLean's short film Marathon, an undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon. This film is part of Immigrant Nation, an interactive storytelling project designed to collect immigrant narratives and share them with the world.
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.
Digital Premiere: July 11, 2016
On her 90th birthday, Rosemarie and Ray celebrate with a trip to In-N-Out.
Digital Premiere: Sept. 11, 2015
Since 2010, POV and StoryCorps have brought over 30 animated shorts to PBS and online audiences.
Digital Premiere: April 13, 2016
Storm Reyes found hope the day a bookmobile arrived at her migrant camp near Tacoma, Washington in the 1960's.
Digital Premiere: Feb. 1, 2016
Wendell Scott was the first African American inducted in the NASCAR Hall of Fame. His son, Frank, remembers what it took for his father to cross the finish line at racetracks throughout the South in the '60s and '70s.