- Girls' School in Rural Afghanistan Defies the Odds and Uncertain Future In 'What Tomorrow Brings'
Cultural taboos, Taliban threats can't keep these students and their teachers away.
- Women's Rights Activist in China Takes on Officials Accused of Raping Young Girls—And Pays a Steep Price
POV documentary 'Hooligan Sparrow' tells harrowing story of corruption and the woman who fought back—aided by social media and an intrepid young filmmaker.
- POV Wins Two News & Documentary Emmy® Awards, Including Best Documentary for Second Consecutive Year
'Cutie and the Boxer' Named Best Documentary; 'StoryCorps Shorts: Traffic Stop' Awarded for New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle and Culture.
- POV’s 'From This Day Forward' Gives Inside View of Family with Transgender Dad, Monday, Oct. 10, 2016 on PBS
A unique—and traditional—love story shows how a Midwestern family adapted to a life-altering transformation.
- POV's 'Make All the Difference' Engagement Campaign Is in Full Swing, with Support from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting's American Graduate: Let's Make It Happen
Campaign to help mobilize students, families, educators, mentors and PBS stations to support first-generation students and young men of color as they prepare for college.
- POV and The New York Times Select Three Multimedia Storytellers to Create New Interactive Conversations About Race
Meet the three mediamakers that will innovate with POV and The New York Times within the Race/Related team.
- POV Nominated for 4 News & Documentary Emmy Awards
Nominees include Cutie and the Boxer (Best Documentary), Art and Craft, Point and Shoot and StoryCorps: Traffic Stop.
- Feisty Fashion Icon Iris Apfel Sparkles in Albert Maysles' Penultimate Documentary, 'Iris'
POV's 'Iris' follows icon Iris Apfel, the embodiment of ageless grace, enthusiasm and candor—with a sense of humor to match.
- Drug War's Horrors and Unsung Heroes Clash in Riveting POV Documentary 'Kingdom of Shadows'
POV's 'Kingdom of Shadows' illuminates and humanizes the conflict by following the lives of three people who provide distinct but interlocking views of the crisis.
- POV and The New York Times Collaborate to Explore the Future of Documentary With a New Interactive Project About Race; Now Seeking a Mediamaker to Work in Hybrid Formats
Funding from MacArthur Foundation will strengthen ties between the two organizations and allow POV to expand the scope of its digital storytelling.
- Oscar-Nominated 'The Look of Silence' Unlocks Secrets of Indonesia's 1965 Genocide, Revealing Bravery and Humanity of Survivors
Soft-spoken optometrist faces down his brother's unrepentant killers in unforgettable documentary; POV broadcast features conversation between director Joshua Oppenheimer and executive producer Werner Herzog.
- Convicted Sex Offenders Face Their Crimes and Punishments in ‘Pervert Park’
POV's 'Pervert Park' provides a unique perspective on the people nobody wants as their neighbors – convicted sex offenders; Film premieres Monday, July 11, 2016 on PBS.
- Troubled Veterans Recount War's Horrors in POV Documentary 'Of Men and War'
POV's 'Of Men and War' provides a searing account of how PTSD has affected veterans and their families; Film premieres Monday, May 30, 2016 on PBS.
- POV Kicks Off New Season on PBS with Tribeca Audience Award Winner 'The Return,' Monday, May 23, 2016
What does it mean to have a life sentence suddenly cut short? 'The Return' examines how the historic reform of California's "Three Strikes" law has affected prisoners, families, lawmakers and American society.
- POV Documentary 'Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)' Wins a Peabody Award
"Don't Tell Anyone (No Le Digas a Nadie)," which had its national broadcast premiere on PBS's POV (Point of View) series in 2015, has won a George Foster Peabody Award!
- POV Acquires U.S. Rights for Broadcast Premiere of 'Memories of a Penitent Heart' on PBS
Memories of a Penitent Heart is a documentary that cracks open a Pandora's box of unresolved family issues.
- Fledgling Fund Supports Audience Engagement for Whitney Dow's Online 'Whiteness Project'
In latest installment, 'Intersection of I,' Dallas Millennials share their views on race
- POV Releases New Online Installment of Whitney Dow's 'Whiteness Project'
Intersection of I, the second installment of award-winning filmmaker Whitney Dow's Whiteness Project, has been released online today. Produced in association with American Documentary | POV, Whiteness Project is an interactive investigation into how Americans who identify as white, or partially white, experience their race.