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Oct 01, 2014, 13:05 ET
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POV Wins 2014 News & Documentary Emmy® Award for 'Herman's House'

The POV (Point of View) film "Herman's House" won the 2014 News & Documentary Emmy® Award for Outstanding Arts and Culture Programming, it...

Sep 15, 2014, 09:00 ET
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POV Delivers a Revolutionary Approach to Storytelling with Six New Interactive Documentary Shorts

POV, American television's longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films, is taking a bold leap into new forms of storytelling with the...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Oscar®-Nominated 'The Act of Killing,' a Dreamlike, Terrifying Journey Into The Minds of Death Squad Leaders, Has National Broadcast Premiere Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 on PBS's POV

The opening scene of The Act of Killing raises the first of many startling questions: What on earth does a line of beautiful female dancers,...

Jul 15, 2014, 16:21 ET
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POV Films Nominated for Six News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

POV (Point of View), public television's premier showcase for independent documentaries, has received six nominations for the 2014 News &...

Jun 11, 2014, 08:00 ET
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'When I Walk,' a Soaring Tribute to the Powers of Creativity and Courage, Kicks Off POV's 27th Season on PBS on Monday, June 23, 2014

Jason DaSilva tells a brave and remarkable story in When I Walk. He was already an accomplished documentary filmmaker (Lest We Forget, Olivia's...

Mar 13, 2014, 08:10 ET
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POV Announces June-August 2014 Broadcast Schedule

 Marking its 27th season on PBS, the award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) today announced films to be broadcast from June 23 to...

Mar 07, 2014, 13:31 ET
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POV and The New York Times Join Forces to Present Documentaries Online

PBS's award-winning independent documentary series POV (Point of View) and The New York Times today announced a collaboration to present new...

Dec 17, 2013, 08:00 ET
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POV Awards Grants to PBS Stations to Build Awareness and Dialogue Around 'American Promise' and 'Brooklyn Castle' Documentaries

Programs are part of American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen, Which Helps Communities Understand and Address the High School Dropout Crisis...

Oct 04, 2013, 07:00 ET
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Inner-City Junior High School Defies the Odds to Become National Chess Powerhouse in POV's 'Brooklyn Castle,' Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 On PBS INDIES SHOWCASE

Portrait of Five Students Reveals the Personal Struggles and Remarkable Program Behind Championships, Trophies and a School's Special Pride "If...

Jul 15, 2013, 08:37 ET
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Attention, Documentary Fans: POV Premiere Parties are Back! Watch Documentaries and Enter for a Chance to Win Great Prizes

Premiere Parties Can Be Small or Large; All You Need Is a TV or Laptop + Friends/Family; Enter for a Chance to Win a POV Party Pack Including POV...

Jul 11, 2013, 16:27 ET
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POV Films Nominated for 9 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards

'Nostalgia for the Light' Receives 2 Nominations, Including Best Documentary; 'The City Dark,' 'Give Up Tomorrow,' 'Granito,' 'My Reincarnation,'...

Jun 13, 2013, 08:00 ET
Mar 20, 2013, 08:31 ET
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POV's 2013 Season Celebrates Independent Filmmakers' Vision and Tenacity

Filmmakers Commit to Portraying Life's Long Arc, Following Their Subjects for Years to Capture Small Moments that Spark Great Change Across...

Feb 28, 2013, 07:00 ET
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American Documentary | POV Wins MacArthur Foundation Award

$1 Million Award Recognizes American Documentary and Its Groundbreaking Public Television Series, POV, for Extraordinary Creativity and...

Feb 04, 2013, 09:14 ET
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The Museum of Modern Art Salutes 25 Years of POV Documentaries with Special Program, 'MoMA Selects: POV,' Feb. 27 - March 4, During Its 'Documentary Fortnight'

'MoMA Selects: POV' Features 22 Films, Including First POV Broadcast, 'American Tongues,' and World Premiere of 'Homegoings,' Plus Filmmaker...

Oct 04, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Filmmaker Laura Poitras Named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow; Outspoken Voice on the Human Consequences of Post-9/11 Conflict at Home and Abroad

Filmmaker of Three Award-winning POV Feature Documentaries Is Among 23 Fellows Announced by MacArthur Foundation The John D. and Catherine...

Oct 03, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Natalia Almada Named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow: The First Latina Filmmaker to Win the Prestigious Grant

Almada, Director/Producer of Three Award-winning POV Feature Documentaries, Is Among 23 Fellows Announced by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur...

Oct 02, 2012, 13:07 ET
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POV Films Win Five News & Documentary Emmy® Awards: A Record for the Series Celebrating Its 25th Season on PBS

'Last Train Home' a Double Winner; 'Armadillo,' 'Enemies of the People' and 'Where Soldiers Come From' Win Awards POV (Point of View),...

Sep 19, 2012, 09:00 ET
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American Documentary | POV Joins with Film, Media and Arts Organizations Nationwide to Celebrate POV's 25th Anniversary on PBS

Screenings and Special Events with The New York Times, Paley Center for Media, Museum of Modern Art, Camden International Film Festival, Jacob...

Sep 07, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Educators: Bring Contemporary Social Issues to Life in Your Classroom With Award-winning Documentaries and Educational Tools from POV

PBS Documentary Series Offers Free Lending Library of Films, Curriculum-Based Lesson Plans and Discussion Guides to Help Students Understand...