Awards

POV films have won every coveted television and film award, including 32 Emmys, 15 George Foster Peabody Awards, 12 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Broadcast Journalism Awards, 3 Academy Awards, and the Prix Italia.

ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

  • Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision by Freida Lee Mock (1996)
  • Days of Waiting by Stephen Okazaki (1990)
  • Best Boy by Ira Wohl (1988)

EMMY AWARD WINNERS - PRIMETIME

  • The Betrayal (Nerakhoon) by Ellen Kuras and Thavisouk Phrasavath (2010)

EMMY AWARD WINNERS - NEWS / DOCUMENTARY

  • Armadillo by Janus Metz (2012)
  • Enemies of the People by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath (2012)
  • Last Train Home by Lixin Fan (2012)
  • Where Soldiers Come From by Heather Courtney (2012)
  • Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner (2011)
  • Good Fortune by Landon Van Soest (2011)
  • Presumed Guilty by Roberto Hernandez and Geoffrey Smith (2011)
  • The English Surgeon by Geoffrey Smith (2010)
  • Inheritance by James Moll (2009)
  • Made in L.A. by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar (2007)
  • Promises by B.Z. Goldberg, Justine Shapiro and Carlos Bolado (2001)
  • Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story by Eric Paul Fournier(2001)
  • Blink by Elizabeth Thompson (2000)
  • Rabbit in the Moon by Emiko Omori (1999)
  • School Prayer: A Community at War by Ben Crane and Slawomir Grunberg (1999)
  • Nobody's Business by Alan Berliner (1997)
  • Girls Like Us by Tina DiFeliciantonio and Jane C. Wagner (1997)
  • a.k.a. Don Bonus by Spencer Nakasako and Sokly "Don Bonus" Ny (1996)
  • The Transformation by Susana Aiken and Carlos Aparicio (1996)
  • Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter by Deborah Hoffman (1995)
  • Dialogues with Madwomen by Allie Light and Irving Saraf (1994)
  • Last Images of War by Stephen Olsson and Scott Andrews (1992)
  • Honorable Nations by Chana Gazit and David Stewart (1991)
  • Dark Circle by Christopher Beaver, Judy Irving and Ruth Landy (1989)
  • No Applause, Just Throw Money by Karen Goodman (1989)
  • Living with AIDS by Tina DiFeliciantonio (1988)

GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY AWARD WINNERS

  • My Perestroika by Robin Hessman (2012)
  • StoryCorps Shorts: September 11 Stories by StoryCorps (2012)
  • The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers by Rick Goldsmith and Judith Ehrlich (2011)
  • Campaign by Kazuhiro Soda (2008)
  • CHISHOLM '72 Unbought & Unbossed by Shola Lynch (2006)
  • Flag Wars by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras (2004)
  • Two Towns of Jasper by Whitney Dow and Marco Williams (2004)
  • Regret to Inform by Barbara Sonneborn (2000)
  • A Healthy Baby Girl by Judith Helfand (1997)
  • Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter by Deborah Hoffman (1995)
  • Silverlake Life: The View From Here by Tom Joslin and Peter Friedman (1993)
  • Color Adjustment by Marlon Riggs (1992)
  • Days of Waiting by Stephen Okazaki (1990)
  • Who Killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy and Renee Tajima (1989)
  • American Tongues by Louis Alvarez and Andrew Kolker (1988)

DUPONT-COLUMBIA BROADCAST JOURNALISM AWARD WINNERS

  • Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement by Robin Fryday and Gail Dolgin (2014)
  • StoryCorps Shorts: September 11 Stories by Mike Rauch and Tim Rauch (2013)
  • The English Surgeon by Geoffrey Smith (2011)
  • The Judge and the General by Elizabeth Farnsworth and Patricio Lanfranco (2010)
  • Two Towns of Jasper by Whitney Dow and Marco Williams (2003)
  • The Smith Family by Tasha Oldham (2002)
  • If I Can't Do It by Walter Brock (1998)
  • Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary by Laura Angelica Simón (1997)
  • Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter by Deborah Hoffman (1995)
  • Louisiana Boys: Raised on Politics by Paul Stekler, Andrew Kolker and Louis Alvarez (1992)
  • Berkeley in the Sixties by Mark Kitchell (1991)
  • Who Killed Vincent Chin? by Christine Choy and Renee Tajima (1989)

INDEPENDENT SPIRIT "TRUER THAN FICTION" AWARD WINNERS

  • The Tailenders by Adele Horne (2006)
  • Lost Boys of Sudan by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk (2004)
  • Love & Diane by Jennifer Dworkin (2003)
  • Hybrid by Monteith McCollum (2002)

CINE MASTERS SERIES AWARD

  • Waging a Living by Roger Weisberg (2006)

CINE GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD WINNERS

  • Kokoyakyu by Kenneth Eng (2006)
  • Lomax the Songhunter by Rogier Kappers (2006)
  • Maquilapolis [city of factories] by Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre (2006)
  • My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras (2006)
  • No Bigger Than a Minute by Steven Delano (2006)
  • No More Tears Sister by Helene Klodawsky (2006)
  • The Boys of Baraka by Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady (2006)
  • The Fall of Fujimori by Ellen Perry (2006)
  • Tintin and I by Anders Østergaard (2006)
  • Twelve Disciples of Nelson Mandela by Thomas Allen Harris (2006)
  • Big Enough by Jan Krawitz (2005)
  • Hardwood by Hubert Davis (2005)
  • In the Realms of the Unreal by Jessica Yu (2005)
  • Omar & Pete by Tod Lending (2005)
  • Street Fight by Marshall Curry (2005)
  • The Brooklyn Connection by Klaartje Quirijns (2005)
  • The Hobart Shakespeareans by Mel Stuart (2005)
  • The Self-Made Man by Susan Stern (2005)
  • Love & Diane by Jennifer Dworkin (2004)
  • Farmingville by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini (2004)
  • Bill's Run: A Political Journey in Rural Kansas by Richard Kassebaum (2004)
  • Thirst by Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman (2004)
  • Last Man Standing: Politics-Texas Style by Paul Stekler (2004)
  • Every Mother's Son by Tami Gold and Kelly Anderson (2004)
  • A Panther in Africa by Aaron Matthews (2004)
  • Lost Boys of Sudan by Megan Mylan and Jon Shenk (2004)
  • Wattstax by Mel Stuart (2004)
  • Georgie Girl by Annie Goldson and Peter Wells (2003)
  • American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i by Lisette Marie Flanary (2003)
  • Family Fundamentals by Arthur Dong (2003)
  • Flag Wars by Linda Goode Bryant and Laura Poitras (2003)
  • The Flute Player by Jocelyn Glatzer (2003)
  • What I Want My Words To Do To You by Gary Sunshine, Madeleine Gavin and Judith Katz (2003)
  • The Sixth Section by Alex Rivera (2003)
  • Discovering Dominga by Pat Flynn with Mary Jo McConahay (2003)

BAFTA AWARD WINNERS

  • The Act of Killing by Joshua Oppenheimer and Signe Byrge Sørensen (2014)

PRIX ITALIA AWARD WINNER

  • Silverlake Life: The View From Here by Tom Joslin and Peter Friedman (1993)

CHRISTOPHER AWARD WINNERS

  • The English Surgeon by Geoffrey Smith (2010)
  • Inheritance by James Moll (2009)

INTERACTIVE AWARDS

  • POV Interactive Webby Award Honoree for Best Television Site (2011)
  • POV Interactive Webby Award Honoree for Best Documentary Series (2011)
  • POV Interactive Webby Award Honoree for Documentary: Individual Episode (2011)
  • POV Interactive Nominated for the Webby Award for Best Movie and Film Site (2008)
  • POV Interactive Nominated for the Webby Award for Best Television Site (2007)
  • POV | My Country, My Country Nominated for the Webby Award for Best Politics Site (2007)
  • POV | Waging a Living Nominated for the Webby Award for Best Politics Site (2007)
  • POV Interactive - Nominated for the Webby Award for Best TV Site (2006)
  • POV | Street Fight - Nominated for the Webby Award for Best Political Site (2006)
  • POV's Borders | American ID - Batten Award for Innovative Online Journalism, Notable Mention (2006)
  • POV Interactive - "W3" Gold Award for Creative Excellence, Television (2006)
  • POV Interactive - "W3" Gold Award for Creative Excellence, Film & Television (2006)
  • POV | Street Fight - "W3" Gold Award for Creative Excellence, Politics (2006)
  • POV's Borders | American ID - "W3" Silver Award for Creative Excellence, Broadband (2006)
  • POV's | In the Realms of the Unreal - "W3" Silver Award for Creative Excellence, Arts (2006)
  • POV Interactive - nomination for the Online News Association's Award for General Excellence (2004)
  • POV's Borders | Environment - Webby Award: Best Broadband Site of the Year (2004)
  • POV's Borders | Environment - Batten Award for Innovative Online Journalism (2004)
  • POV's Borders | Environment - Online Journalism Award: Creative Use of the Medium (2004)
  • POV's Borders | Environment - Parents' Choice Silver Awards (2004)

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Left: LAST IMAGES OF WAR by Stephen Olsson and Scott Andrews (POV 1992)