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POV

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.

POV: The War to Be Her will air on Monday, July 23, at 10:00 p.m. 

Episodes

Season 31
For 20 years, Lindy has lived with an unbearable feeling of guilt. Committed to...
Season 31
In 2022, Qatar will host the biggest sporting event in the world, the FIFA World Cup. But...
Season 31
The National Pyrotechnic Festival in Tultepec, Mexico, is a site of festivity unlike any...
Season 31
Jae-Chang Kim runs a children's choir in Pune, India. Although his quick temper earned...
Season 31
Bill Nye has a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world....

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Independent film makers present unique stories and characters with a point of view.

Upcoming Episodes

Mon 7/23, 10:00pm
The War to Be Her

In the Taliban-controlled area of Waziristan in Pakistan, where women's sports are decried as un-Islamic and girls rarely leave their homes, young Maria Toorpakai defies the rules by disguising herself as a boy to compete freely.

Tue 7/24, 1:00am
The War to Be Her

In the Taliban-controlled area of Waziristan in Pakistan, where women's sports are decried as un-Islamic and girls rarely leave their homes, young Maria Toorpakai defies the rules by disguising herself as a boy to compete freely.