American Documentary is the non-profit organization behind your favorite series on public television, and the driver behind thought-leading initiatives like POV Spark. Based in Brooklyn, our small-but-mighty team is dedicated to supporting independent artists and presenting authentic, diverse stories—making them accessible to all.
We elevate bold and innovative documentaries for the public good. By supporting us, you also uplift:
Make a one-time or monthly gift to our annual fund to support the independent, change-making documentaries you love, and the passionate team that brings those documentaries to a public audience.