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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...

Aug 02, 2012, 07:00 ET
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Filmmakers and Digital Developers, Start Your Engines! 'POV's Hackathon' Weekend Workshop Begins Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012 in Brooklyn

Five Teams Will Collaborate to Reinvent the Documentary for the Web  POV (Point of View), PBS's award-winning independent documentary...

Jul 13, 2012, 07:00 ET
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POV Films Nominated for 16 News & Documentary Emmy® Awards: A Record for the Series Celebrating Its 25th Season on PBS

'Armadillo,' 'Better This World,' 'Enemies of the People,' 'Last Train Home' Nominated for Best Documentary Winners to Be Announced on Oct. 1,...

Jul 12, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Attention, Documentary Lovers: Help POV Celebrate Our 25th Anniversary by Hosting Your Own 'Guilty Pleasures' Premiere Party (Red Carpet Not Required)

Screening 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 of DVDs,...

Jun 27, 2012, 09:00 ET
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POV's 'The City Dark' Asks, 'Do We Need the Stars?' Thursday, July 5, 2012 on PBS; Film Streams Online July 6-Aug. 5

The Advance of Electric Light Has Sent Nighttime into Retreat, With Astonishing Effects on Humans and Wildlife Produced in Association with...

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