POV

POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented over 500 films to public television audiences across the country. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

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S30 Ep15: Almost Sunrise

1:36:52

Two friends attempt to put their haunting combat experiences behind them.


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S30 Ep13: Motherland

1:23:04

A look at the busiest maternity hospital in the world.

StoryCorps Shorts: Tom's War

02:25

Tom Geerdes remembers his long journey toward healing after returning home from the war.

Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

05:25

A day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the US.

S30 Ep1: 4.1 Miles

24:45

A day in the life of a Greek Coast Guard captain attempting to save thousands of migrants.

StoryCorps Shorts: School's Out

03:02

What happened to one elementary school as a result of mandated integration in the 1950's.

S29 Ep9: Pink Boy

09:46

An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.