P.O.V. (1988– )

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P.O.V. (TV Series 1988– )

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.
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Creators
Creator Marc Weiss
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Release Date1988-07-04
Runtime
GenreDocumentary
Content Rating
AwardsWon 1 Primetime Emmy37 wins & 105 nominations total
CompanyThe American Documentary
CountryUSA
LanguageEnglish
Stacey Abrams
Stacey Abrams
Selfas Self
Rashida Tlaib
Rashida Tlaib
Selfas Self
Lucy McBath
Lucy McBath
Selfas Self
Veronica Escobar
Veronica Escobar
Selfas Self
Maria Elena Durazo
Maria Elena Durazo
Selfas Self
Bushra Amiwala
Bushra Amiwala
Selfas Self
Nse Ufot
Nse Ufot
Selfas Self
Selfas Self
Deann Borshay
Deann Borshay
Selfas Self
Narratoras Narrator…
Mohamed Bangura
Mohamed Bangura
Self (Ambulance Drive)as Self (Ambulance Drive)
Bonita Dearmond
Bonita Dearmond
Selfas Self
Dr. Riyadh
Dr. Riyadh
Selfas Self
Danny Perasa
Danny Perasa
Selfas Self
Houda Al-Habash
Houda Al-Habash
Selfas Self
Grace Lee Boggs
Grace Lee Boggs
Selfas Self
LaToya Nesmith
LaToya Nesmith
Selfas Self
Annie Perasa
Annie Perasa
Selfas Self

POV (TV series)

POV (also written P.O.V.) is a Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) public television series which features independent nonfiction films. POV is an initialism for point of view.

POV is the longest-running showcase on television for independent documentary films. PBS presents 14–16 POV programs each year, and the series has premiered over 400 films to U.S. television audiences since 1988. POV's films have a strong first-person, social-issue focus. Many established directors, including Michael Moore, Jonathan Demme, Terry Zwigoff, Errol Morris, Albert and David Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Marlon Riggs, and Ross McElwee have had work screened as part of the POV series.

The series has garnered both critical and industry acclaim over its 30+ years on television. POV films have won every major film and broadcasting award including 38 Emmys, 26 George Foster Peabody Awards, 13 duPont-Columbia Awards, three Academy Awards, three George Polk Documentary Film Awards and the Prix Italia. POV and America ReFramed are projects of the independent non-profit, American Documentary, Inc.