- PRESS RELEASE: 'The War to Be Her' | A Young Female Athlete Fends Off the Taliban
In one of the most dangerous places on earth, where the Taliban maintains a substantial presence, a young woman faces obstacles to pursue a simple passion: sports.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2' | Deciding the fate of a murderer
If you kill a murderer, do you become a murderer as well? Lindy Lou Wells Isonhood asks her granddaughter this question, while explaining the role she played on a capital jury.
- Featured Event: 'Brimstone & Glory' with the SPACE Gallery
Join the SPACE Gallery in Portland, ME for a free screening of ‘Brimstone & Glory’ followed by a discussion with their artist-in-residence, Justin Favela.
- Featured Event: 'Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2' Screening and Talk-Back with the Abolitionist Action Committee and Death Penalty Action
Join the Abolitionist Action Committee in Washington, D.C. for a free screening ‘Lindy Lou, Juror Number 2,’ featuring a live talk-back with Lindy Lou Wells.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'The Workers Cup' | The sacrifice of migrant workers for the World Cup
A glimpse of the massive stadiums and infrastructure projects now being built for the 2022 games in Qatar.
- Featured Event: 'Of Men and War' Screening with the Delaware Municipal Veterans Mission Court
Join the Delaware Municipal Veterans Mission Court in Delaware, OH for a free screening of ‘Of Men and War’.
- POV to broadcast Sundance Favorites '306 Hollywood' and 'Minding the Gap' for 31st Season
“The films we are planning to finish out our 31st season with are powerful examples of how documentary can reexamine and reanimate lives past and present.”
- Critical Acclaim for 'QUEST'
“‘Quest’ speaks volumes about working-class life and the necessity of community, parenting, perseverance, speaking out, speaking up, hope.”
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Brimstone & Glory' | Viktor Jakovleski’s Visually Stunning Documentary Reveals the Grandeur of Tultepec’s National Pyrotechnic Festival
Brimstone & Glory has its national broadcast and streaming debut on the PBS documentary series POV and pov.org on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 10 p.m. (check local listings).
- American Documentary Launches Artist Emergency Fund Aimed at Providing Financial Assistance to Filmmakers Facing Unexpected Personal Hardship
To date, this is the first fund of its kind dedicated to supporting nonfiction filmmakers.
- POV Acquires 'On Her Shoulders' and 'The Silence of Others' for Broadcast in 2019 and Beyond
Both films will screen at the 2018 Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York.
- Five POV Films to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month
Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month by screening and discussing these POV films.
- Featured Event: POV Documentary Nights: 'Motherland' with the North Port Public Library
Join the North Port Public Library in North Port, FL for a free screening of ‘Motherland’.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'Singing with Angry Bird' | Cultures and Families Unite in Song in the Heart-warming Documentary ‘Singing with Angry Bird’
Learn more about this heartwarming film about family and the power of music. ‘Singing with Angry Bird’ premieres June 25, 2018 on PBS and pov.org.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Hero / Antihero – Who Is Arthur Chu?
In the following America ReFramed UNFILTERED contribution, filmmaker Yu Gu discusses the cultural questions she wrestled with to disrupt the hero/villain framework.
- Featured Event: Honolulu Vet Center Screening of 'Almost Sunrise'
Join the Honolulu Vet Center in Honolulu, HI for a free screening of ‘Almost Sunrise’.
- PRESS RELEASE: 'QUEST' | Family, Race, Class and the Triumph of the Human Spirit Examined in S31 Debut Film, Airing June 18 on POV
Learn more about POV’s debut documentary for its 31st season. ‘QUEST’ premieres June 18, 2018 on PBS and pov.org.
- AMERICA REFRAMED UNFILTERED: Finding Story Amidst Decay in Random Acts of Legacy
In the following UNFILTERED blog post, filmmaker Ali Kazimi, of Random Acts of Legacy, discusses the road to the discovery and restoration of a rare cache of vintage footage.