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POV presents an array of groundbreaking and distinctive perspectives on contemporary life as chronicled by some of America' s and Europe's most visionary non-fiction filmmakers.

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Visit Strathcarron, a Scottish hospice center where patients face pain, uncertainty and...
Go inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village. Never before have...
When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel has cancer, he...
Follow Hooligan Sparrow and other activists across southern China seeking justice for...
Meet an American family coping with one of life's most intimate transformations. Sharon...
Take an unflinching look at the hard choices and destructive consequences of the U.S.-...
Accompany two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to...
Meet Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who's had...
Florida Justice Transitions trailer park is home to 120 sex offenders all battling their...
Watch this Oscar nominated film, winner of more than 50 awards, in which an optometrist...
At a first-of-its-kind PTSD treatment center in California, follow Iraq and Afghanistan...
In 2012, California amended its "Three Strikes" law, shortening the sentences of...
A stunning and stirring documentary by Andreas Johnsen shows how the government's...
Mark Landis is one of the most prolific art forgers of the modern era — and he isn't in...
Since the age of 4, Angy Rivera has lived in the United States with a secret that...
An Oscar-nominated reflection on love, sacrifice and the creative spirit, this candid New...
A chilling exposé of Cambodia’s human trafficking underworld, The Storm Makers weaves...
Two-time Oscar nominee Marshall Curry celebrates his 10th anniversary with POV with the...
Meet the young students in Mr. Zingg's integration class, who came to Switzerland by...
Sudanese civilians facing government bombing campaigns celebrate their heritage through...
Ritual is often associated with powerful and impersonal institutions, but for five...
A look behind the barricades of the besieged Syrian city of Homs, where, for 19-year-old...
Follow the treatment of three Chinese teenagers, obsessive gamers who prefer the virtual...
What makes a good parent? How do you prove you are responsible after you've been deemed...
Examine the uphill battle of a group of African-American lesbians charged with attempted...
This film explores a horrifying era in Indonesian history and provides a window into...
New York City mayors have a world stage on which to strut, and they have made legendary...
The Genius of Marian is a visually rich, emotionally complex story about one family's...
Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's After Tiller is a deeply humanizing and probing portrait...
An unprecedented inside look at the global deal making and dark underside of energy...
A World Not Ours is a passionate, bittersweet account of one family's multi-generational...
Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United...
In today’s go-go China, an old city completely destroyed by a devastating earthquake can...
Bryan Wilmoth and his seven younger siblings were raised in a strict, religious home. In...
What happens when America’s most joyous, dysfunctional city rebuilds itself after a...
Who better to cover the Paralympics, the international sporting event for athletes with...
Grace Lee Boggs, 98, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer and activist in Detroit...
Jason DaSilva was 25 years old and a rising independent filmmaker when a diagnosis of...
In American Promise, African-American parents Joe Brewster and Michèle Stephenson...
This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of...
In 1964, a group of British 7-year-olds were interviewed about their lives and dreams in...
This public-school powerhouse in junior high chess competitions has won more than 30...
A Newark, N.J. public high school teacher races against the clock to find a place in the...
'The World Before Her' is a tale of two Indias: In one, a small-town girl competes in the...
Call this old age, extreme edition: Eight players with 703 years among them compete in...
Nominated for an Oscar®, '5 Broken Cameras' is a deeply personal first-hand account of...
Acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz has pulled off a tour-de-force...
A 4-year-old, a teenager and an adult, all on the autism spectrum and at pivotal moments...
'High Tech, Low Life' follows two of China’s first citizen-reporters as they document the...
'Only the Young' follows three unconventional Christian teenagers coming of age in a...
The plight of undocumented immigrants at a detention center in Geneva, Switzerland,...
Through the eyes of Harlem funeral director Isaiah Owens, the beauty and grace of African...
This provocative film is a lyrical exploration of youth, beauty and ambition, seen...
When Chicago filmmaker Joanna Rudnick tested positive for the "breast cancer gene" at age...
'Racing Dreams' chronicles a year in the life of three "tweens" who dream of becoming...
From a small town in northern Michigan to the mountains of Afghanistan, "Where Soldiers...
Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as 130 million migrant workers...
100 years ago, American teachers established the English-speaking public school system of...
'If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front' explores two pressing issues -...
'Better This World' follows the radicalization of Bradley Crowder and David McKay, who...
In 2009, Janus Metz and cameraman Lars Skree accompanied a platoon of Danish soldiers to...
How far would you go to stop a war? 'The Camden 28' recalls a 1971 raid on a Camden, N.J...
Kay Wang was a strong-willed grandmother who was begrudgingly dragged into a StoryCorps...
In Finland, with its long, dark winters, the sauna is a national obsession whose benefits...
'Mugabe and the White African,' much of which was filmed clandestinely, tells an alarming...
A decade ago, Colombian teacher Luis Soriano was inspired to spend his weekends bringing...
The Khmer Rouge slaughtered nearly two million people in the late 1970s. Yet the Killing...
"Sweetgrass" presents a riveting and poetic portrait of the American West just as one of...
In "Kings of Pastry," 16 chefs, including Jacquy Pfeiffer, co-founder of Chicago's French...
In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a leading Vietnam War strategist, concludes that America's role...
Filmed in Yemen and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "The Oath" interweaves the stories of Abu...
Her passport said she was Cha Jung Hee. She knew she was not. So began a 40-year...
The daughter of two Mexican immigrants reveals how much she saw of her parents' lives as...
Joseph Robertson was an infantryman in the U.S. Army during World War II, and he fought...
In the early 1900s, thousands of seltzer deliverymen criss-crossed the nation, schlepping...
This is the story of a man and his records. Paul Mawhinney was born and raised in...
In 1966, Deann Borshay Liem was adopted by an American family and sent from Korea to her...
On call 24 hours a day for the past five years, a group of senior citizens has made...
Imagine being picked up off the street, told you have committed a murder you know nothing...
Past and present collide as filmmaker Natalia Almada brings to life audio recordings she...
Follow Jayden, a two and half year old diagnosed with autism, through his first months of...
Though apartheid ended in South Africa in 1994, economic injustices remain unresolved....
Partially blind artist Charles Curtis Blackwell pores over works of beauty and remarkable...
In this intimate biography, Emily Kunstler and Sarah Kunstler seek to recover the real...
"Notes on Milk" take a quirky and poetic look at some lesser-known aspects of America's...
The film tells the story of a determined group of teenagers who, more than two years...
For Spaniards nothing has expressed their country's traditionally rigid gender roles more...
If you thought Minnesota's Mall of America was the world's biggest shopping center, think...
The Reckoning follows International Criminal Court prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo and his...
Puerto Rican-American rapper Hamza Perez quit a life on the street 12 years ago and...
Enter into the obsessive and fascinating world of anagrams with Cory Calhoun, who took...
In Melba Williams' award-winning 'A Thousand Words', the filmmaker's father, a Vietnam...
The genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan is the most recent violent episode in a...
Population growth, pollution, and scarcity are turning water into "blue gold," the oil of...
Born George, one-time prostitute-turned-politician Georgina Beyer was elected to New...
During his 60-year career as an activist, Rustin formulated many of the strategies that...
Someone is killing the young women of Juarez, Mexico. Since 1993, over 270 young women...
Names are the opening words to our life stories. With intimacy, humor and his own...
Can one person really make a difference? In December 1997, Julia Hill climbed a thousand-...
The filmmaker travels to the remote Vietnamese countryside where her husband died. She...
She's a straight-A student; he's trying to leave gang life behind. A camcorder becomes...
During the four years of shooting this late '90s teen chronicle in South Philadelphia,...
A raw and revealing video diary by a Cambodian-born teenager who turns the camera on...
It's baptism by fire when a political underdog takes on the closest thing to American...
Rich in humor and regional color, this sometimes hilarious film uses the prism of...

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This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. "Listening Is an Act of Love" features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down...

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This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. "Listening Is an Act of Love" features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down...