POV, a cinema term for "point of view," is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. Since 1988, POV has presented more than 300 of the best, boldest and most innovative documentaries to PBS 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.Visit POV Website
"The unfortunate reality is a sense of being othered."
"Black man first, American second."
"I don't like hyphenations because I am American."
"Why would I want to be white?"
"Not from here and not from there."
"Being black and having an accent was two strikes."
"It's literally because of the way I look."
A vital and influential exploration of the rapid militarization of the police in the US.
A thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.
Two friends attempt to put their haunting combat experiences behind them.
Kang Gye-Yeol and Jo Byeong-Man are married and have lived together for 76 years.
A look at the busiest maternity hospital in the world.
The longtime hunting practices of the Faroese are threatened.
Parents of a boy on the autism spectrum form a competitive swim team.
A humorous, sad and uncomfortable look at the tragic limbo of adults with Down Syndrome.