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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StoryCorps Short: Tom's War


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

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S30 Ep9: The Grown-Ups


A humorous, sad and uncomfortable look at the tragic limbo of adults with Down Syndrome.

S30 Ep8: Raising Bertie


A portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age.

S30 Ep6: Memories of a Penitent Heart


A cautionary tale of how faith is used and abused in times of crisis.

Our Voices Are Rarely Heard


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

S30 Ep1: 4.1 Miles


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

S30 Ep10: My Love, Don't Cross That River


Kang Gye-Yeol and Jo Byeong-Man are married and have lived together for 76 years.