Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.

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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyncote Foundation. Additional funding comes from The John S. and James Knight Foundation, Nancy Blachman and David desJardins, Bertha Foundation, Reva & David Logan Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Chicago Media Project, Lefkofsky Family Foundation, Sage Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee and public television viewers. POV is presented by a consortium of public television stations, including KQED San Francisco, WGBH Boston and THIRTEEN in association with WNET.ORG.

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StoryCorps Shorts: Leading the Way


A blind father reminisces with one of his adult daughters.

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The Rescue List


Former child slaves in Ghana help their rescuer find others trapped in enslavement.



Outside of El Chapo's Brooklyn trial, his mythology appears in spectacles and selfies.



Critiquing the lack of diversity in on-screen representation in Britain today.



In the town of Juchitán, Méxcio, the world is not divided simply into males and females.

Crisanto Street


For eight-year-old Geovany Cesario, leaving home is bittersweet.



An examination of the ways trauma repeats and reinvents itself in rural Black communities.