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Opal H. Bennett Named Co-Producer at American Documentary | POV

Press Release March 30, 2021

Opal H. Bennett Named Co-Producer at American Documentary | POV
Overview New York, N.Y. — March 30, 2021 — American Documentary (AmDoc) the parent organization of the PBS documentary series POV, announced the addition of Opal H. Bennett as Co-Producer for POV, the longest independent documentary showcase on television.  Bennett’s new role will build off of her work as the producer of POV Shorts, the … Continue reading "Opal H. Bennett Named Co-Producer at American Documentary | POV"
POV Film The Mole Agent Recognized in Documentary Feature and International Feature

Press Release February 22, 2021

POV Film The Mole Agent Recognized in Documentary Feature and International Feature
Overview New York, N.Y. — February 9, 2021 — POV is proud and excited for the film team of The Mole Agent for being shortlisted in Documentary Feature and International Feature categories as announced earlier by the 93rd Academy Awards®. This is an important industry honor that testifies to the extraordinary resonance of the film … Continue reading "POV Film The Mole Agent Recognized in Documentary Feature and International Feature"
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"
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