No family is without its unique qualities. And no family is without its flaws.
The five jury-shortlisted videos for the People’s Choice Award represent five very distinct iterations of what makes a family.

From celebrating differences to encountering personal and self-defining hurdles, watch the 5 finalist videos and vote for your favorite. From a music video to a comic-book-style illustration, black and white cinematographic portrait and youth-produced memoirs, each of these films are under 5 minutes and need your vote! The winning filmmaker will receive an iPod Touch.

1. Band of Brothers — I’m Alive
2. Coming to NY
3. 4-Minute Memoir
4. Mother by Kimberly Scott
5. Why Not?

DEADLINE TO VOTE: Tomorrow – Tuesday, November 30, 11:59 PM EST

LET US KNOW if you are interested in sharing these winning videos on your website by emailing lsapin [at] pov-dot-org. We will send you the results and embeddable links for the winners as soon as we announce!

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POV Staff
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV premieres 14-16 of the best, boldest and most innovative programs every year on PBS. Since 1988, POV has presented over 400 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.