Documentaries with a Point of View

POV is television's longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films. POV premieres 14–16 of the best, boldest, and most innovative programs every year on PBS.

POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling, and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

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POV Playlist

Four documentaries that speak on migration and the journey to a new home.

Highlights from POV Season 31

The creative, fighting spirit is alive and well in 2018. The current slate of documentary films comes with a lineup of empowering and moving stories about the strength of art and activism.