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.Program Website
Once a year on Mother's Day, a charity buses children to prisons to visit their mothers.
Parents recount telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling.
A vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the US.
A story for anyone who’s ever dreamt of spending a night in a library.
Tom Geerdes remembers his long journey toward healing after returning home from the war.
A portrait of three African American boys as they face a precarious coming of age.
A day-in-the-life inside one of the most notorious supermax prisons in the US.