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POV Short films.
Nutkin's Last Stand
A plague of North American grey squirrels threatens the beloved British red squirrel.
S22 Ep7 | 18m 19s
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A modern-day love story of two very different people who meet and begin dating on Facebook
S26 Ep4 | 13m 20s
A day in the life of a Greek Coast Guard captain attempting to save thousands of migrants.
S30 Ep2 | 24m 45s
A group of Jewish seniors celebrate the Sabbath (Shabbat) at the local Wendy's restaurant.
S31 Ep20 | 9m 12s
POV Shorts: The Changing Same
One man runs a marathon in hopes of lifting the veil of racial terror in his town.
S32 Ep201 | 24m 36s
POV Shorts: Water Warriors
A community resists.
S32 Ep202 | 22m 29s
Explore the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain.
Special | 11m 14s
Across New York City, a bold experiment in participatory democracy is underway.
Special | 15m 2s
A Debtor's Prison
In Missouri, two plaintiffs describe their treatment in modern-day debtors' prison.
Special | 10m 36s
Into My Life
Cassandra edits and examines the Super-8 films her mother shot of 1960s-80s Brooklyn.
Special | 9m 2s
A reverend seeks to preserve a monumental collage of black achievement.
Special | 17m 5s
A Night At The Garden
20,000 Americans gather in New York’s Madison Square Garden.
Special | 7m 35s
The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986. Over 1.5 million balloons were a
Special | 7m 2s
A Ghanaian gay man struggles to reconcile his love for his mother with his sexuality.
Special | 8m 44s
Home videos and animation tell the story of Keeth Smart, an Olympic Fencer from Brooklyn.
Special | 19m 28s
The Velvet Underground Played At My High School
In 1965, the Velvet Underground played for a crowd of shocked New Jersey high schoolers.
Special | 7m 50s
An examination of the ways trauma repeats and reinvents itself in rural Black communities.
Special | 13m 42s
For eight-year-old Geovany Cesario, leaving home is bittersweet.
Special | 12m 5s
In the town of Juchitán, Méxcio, the world is not divided simply into males and females.
Special | 9m 44s
Critiquing the lack of diversity in on-screen representation in Britain today.
Special | 8m 1s
Outside of El Chapo's Brooklyn trial, his mythology appears in spectacles and selfies.
Special | 14m 15s
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