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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Hasidic women shatter the glass ceiling by creating Brooklyn's first all-female EMS corps.

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Nowhere to Hide


A young medic records dramatic change in Iraq amidst U.S. retreat in 2011 and ISIS's rise.

StoryCorps Shorts: Detective Simmons


Camaran Henson grew up thinking his grandfather possessed super powers.

StoryCorps Shorts: A Certain Kind of Love


Glenda has never forgotten what it felt like to be loved by Lauree.

StoryCorps Shorts: My Father, the Giant


A lesson in compassion is passed between generations.

StoryCorps Shorts: Mi Abuela Panchita


A San Antonio bishop learns that some lessons can only be passed down by our elders.

StoryCorps Shorts: New Tracks


Sometimes it takes a great love to make you feel like you belong.