Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action. With our documentary broadcasts, original online programming and community engagement campaigns, we are committed to supporting films that capture the imagination and present diverse perspectives.

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POV Shorts: Hindsight is 20/20


Three short documentaries ruminate on America’s past.

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POV Shorts: Positive Images


Two short documentaries explore the history and memory of African-American communities.

POV Shorts: Money Rules


Two short documentaries about cities and money.

POV Shorts: Earthrise


This film tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.

StoryCorps Shorts: Family Politics


A father and daughter talk about how politics affect their relationship.

StoryCorps Shorts: Common Ground


A conversation between a liberal woman and her conservative father-in-law.

StoryCorps Shorts: A Second Chance


17 years after robbing a bank, Darius Clark Monroe reflects with one of the witnesses.