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POV is a television program produced and aired on PBS stations across the United States. The show airs independent nonfiction documentaries that would not normally be seen by the majority of viewers. POV are the initials standing for "point of view" since the documentaries aired are typically from the viewpoint of a person or group organization. It is the longest running television show airing independent films with 14-16 being shown each year.
A great number of directors have been featured on POV including Michael Moore, best known for his inflammatory documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, also Errol Morris, Michael Apted, and Ross McElwee. The films presented by these directors and others typically showcase a social issue or follow the life of a person or persons as they conduct themselves in everyday activities.
POV has been on air since July 5, 1988 and has currently aired over 300 different independent documentary films. There has been a total of 24 seasons with the show entering it's 25th season fairly soon in 2013. It is a well known show and has garnered critical acclaim and fame for its work in displaying independent film. The films shown on POV have gone on to win three Oscars, 15 Peabody awards, a Webby award, 32 Emmys, 36 Cine Golden Eagles among a great number of other awards and prizes. Some of the great documentary films shown on the show include The Lost Boys of Sudan, Bright Leaves, Prison Town USA, and Food Inc.
As a television show, POV is considered to be one of the greatest shows for displaying the variety of American documentary films and film making. Airing the greatest documentaries on TV has led to its acclaim. Its long accomplishments has allowed it to continue airing the greatest of these.
POV Full Episode Guide:
Season 25 (2 full episodes)
Episode 17 - Girl Model
First Aired: March 24, 2013
Episode 16 - Reportero
First Aired: January 07, 2013
Episode 15 - Nostalgia for Light
First Aired: October 25, 2012
Episode 14 - Sun Kissed
First Aired: October 18, 2012
- Episode 13 - Give Up Tomorrow
- Episode 12 - El Velador (The Night Watchman)
- Episode 11 - I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad...
- Episode 10 - Short Cuts - Sin Pais
- Episode 9 - Short Cuts - StoryCorps Shorts: A Fam...
- Episode 8 - Short Cuts - The Barber of Birmingham...
- Episode 7 - Up Heartbreak Hill
- Episode 6 - The Light in Her Eyes
- Episode 5 - Guilty Pleasures
- Episode 4 - The City Dark
- Episode 3 - Granito: How to Nail a Dictator
- Episode 2 - When the Mountains Tremble
- Episode 1 - My Reincarnation
Season 24 (12 full episodes)
- Episode 15 - Racing Dreams
- Episode 14 - Where Soldiers Come From
- Episode 13 - Last Train Home by Lixin Fan
- Episode 12 - The Learning
- Episode 11 - If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth...
- Episode 10 - Better This World
- Episode 9 - Armadillo by Janus Metz
- Episode 8 - StoryCorps Shorts: No More Questions
- Episode 7 - Steam of Life
- Episode 6 - Mugabe and the White African
- Episode 5 - Biblioburro: The Donkey Library
- Episode 4 - Enemies of the People
- Episode 3 - Sweetgrass
- Episode 2 - My Perestroika by Robin Hessman
- Episode 1 - Kings of Pastry