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POV Acquires Berlinale-Bound Film ‘North by Current’

Press Release February 11, 2021

POV Acquires Berlinale-Bound Film ‘North by Current’
Overview New York, N.Y. — February, 11, 2021 — POV, the acclaimed independent documentary series on PBS, announced today that it had acquired the U.S. broadcast rights to North by Current directed by Angelo Madsen Minax. The film, which follows Minax as he returns to his rural Michigan hometown after his sister and brother-in-law’s wrongful … Continue reading "POV Acquires Berlinale-Bound Film ‘North by Current’"
POV Engage Launches New Impact Initiatives For Educators and Community Partners

Press Release February 09, 2021

POV Engage Launches New Impact Initiatives For Educators and Community Partners
Overview February 8, 2021, New York, N.Y. – POV Engage, the impact and engagement arm of PBS series ‘POV,’ is launching two new initiatives this month to serve educators and community partners. POV Watch Club, presented by PBS LearningMedia, and Docs for Hope and Healing: a Virtual Film Series draw from POV’s catalog of documentary … Continue reading "POV Engage Launches New Impact Initiatives For Educators and Community Partners"
POV Shorts’ Season 3 Wins Best Short Form Series at the 36th Annual IDA Awards

Press Release January 17, 2021

POV Shorts’ Season 3 Wins Best Short Form Series at the 36th Annual IDA Awards
Overview New York, N.Y. — January 16, 2021 — POV Shorts, American Documentary’s newest program, has won the Best Short Form Series award at the 36th Annual IDA Documentary Awards, which recognize the best nonfiction films and programs of the year. The IDA announced the winners at a virtual ceremony on Saturday, January 16, 2021. … Continue reading "POV Shorts’ Season 3 Wins Best Short Form Series at the 36th Annual IDA Awards"
American Documentary Sunsets Interactive Division POV Spark in 2021

Press Release January 14, 2021

American Documentary Sunsets Interactive Division POV Spark in 2021
Overview New York, NY – January 14, 2021 – American Documentary, Inc. (AmDoc) announced today that it will sunset POV Spark, the interactive arm of the long-running PBS series, this spring. The initiative, which grew out of the organization’s digital department, launched in 2018 to create and advance experiential forms of storytelling and programming. Executive … Continue reading "American Documentary Sunsets Interactive Division POV Spark in 2021"
POV Acquires “Sing Me A Lullaby” and “Another Hayride” for Award-Winning Shorts Series

Press Release January 11, 2021

POV Acquires “Sing Me A Lullaby” and “Another Hayride” for Award-Winning Shorts Series
Overview Tiffany Hsiung’s Sing Me A Lullaby now streaming on POV.org and the PBS App; Matt Wolf’s Another Hayride to world premiere on January 19 with The New York Times Op-Docs New York, N.Y., January 11, 2021 — Award-winning PBS documentary series POV Shorts has acquired the broadcast and streaming rights for Sing Me a … Continue reading "POV Acquires “Sing Me A Lullaby” and “Another Hayride” for Award-Winning Shorts Series"
POV | American Documentary, Inc. Announces New Hire to Executive Produce Digital Projects

Press Release June 29, 2017

POV | American Documentary, Inc. Announces New Hire to Executive Produce Digital Projects
Press Release American Documentary, Inc., producers of the award-winning independent non-fiction film series POV, announced the hiring of Opeyemi Olukemi as vice president of POV’s Digital Production and Innovation team. Olukemi will also act as the executive producer on original digital productions. As vice president, Olukemi will oversee the strategic direction, expansion and operation of … Continue reading "POV | American Documentary, Inc. Announces New Hire to Executive Produce Digital Projects"
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