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Pov Shorts

Pov Shorts

Enjoy a highly-curated slate of fresh and relevant character-driven films covering a wide range of subject matter. These short documentaries challenge audiences with bold content and showcase poignant aspects of human life.

Latest Episodes

WGBY World
Tue Jan 28th, 9:30pm
Wed Jan 29th, 1:30am
Wed Jan 29th, 9:30am
Wed Jan 29th, 3:30pm
Sat Feb 1st, 11:30pm
Sun Feb 2nd, 3:30am
Sun Feb 2nd, 10:30am
Sun Feb 2nd, 6:30pm
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/mwDXH6ws02LOSdHw1VvpBQ==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false tbd /episodes/get/99981 /episode/99981 POV Shorts: Drawing on Experience /episode-player/99981

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Air date:
Mon, 01/06/2020 - 07:00
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/nCPrmgGFBoN9SjoYN_L7_Q==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false When an energy company begins searching for natural gas in New Brunswick, Canada, indigenous and white families unite to drive out the company in a campaign to protect their water and way of life. /episodes/get/97791 /episode/97791 POV Shorts: Water Warriors /episode-player/97791

A community resists.

Air date:
Mon, 11/04/2019 - 07:14
WGBY World
Mon Jan 27th, 9:00pm
Tue Jan 28th, 2:00am
Tue Jan 28th, 10:00am
Tue Jan 28th, 4:00pm
Fri Jan 31st, 5:00am
Fri Jan 31st, 11:00am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/Vr5SIaq7QElqKSquzS-viA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Two short docs explore the history and memory of African-American communities: the creator of an archive of black excellence fights to make it permanent; and a family’s audiovisual legacy, identities, and relationships are revisited. /episodes/get/88872 /episode/88872 POV Shorts: Positive Images /episode-player/88872

A man creates an archive of black excellence and fights for its permanence in "Give." A family's audiovisual legacy, identities, and record are revisited in Into "My Life." Two short docs explore the history and memory of African-American communities.

Air date:
Thu, 12/06/2018 - 06:32
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/5285bDuGBtj9pFk713KPEg==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Three short docs ruminate on America’s past: a world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes; an (un)historic gathering of 22,000 people proceeds; and Georgia’s deep ties to the Confederacy loom. /episodes/get/88730 /episode/88730 POV Shorts: Hindsight is 20/20 /episode-player/88730

A world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes in "Balloonfest. " A (un)historic gathering of 22,000 people occurs in "A Night at the Garden." Georgia's deep ties to the Confederacy emerge in "Graven Image." Three short docs ruminate on America's past.

Air date:
Thu, 12/06/2018 (All day)
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/-oyQ5Ro1ZxiuogaVohEUqA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false This film tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, it recounts their experiences and explores the beauty and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space. /episodes/get/88586 /episode/88586 POV Shorts: Earthrise /episode-player/88586

Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told solely by the Apollo 8 astronauts, the film recounts their experiences and explores the beauty and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space.

Air date:
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 08:00
WGBY World
Thu Jan 23rd, 12:00am
Thu Jan 23rd, 8:00am
Sat Jan 25th, 1:30pm
Sun Jan 26th, 5:30am
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/wsugBAem-BZFLPUntBHbsw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Across New York City, a bold experiment in participatory democracy is underway. Following the process over one year in Brooklyn’s Sunset Park – a multicultural, diverse neighborhood – this quietly observed, verité documentary asks, what happens when community members come together to discuss what... /episodes/get/85840 /episode/85840 Public Money /episode-player/85840

Court fees and fines lead to cycles of incarceration for the poor in "A Debtor's Prison." An experiment in democracy is underway in "Public Money" as neighbors decide how to spend part of a public budget. Two short docs that talk about cities and money.

Air date:
Mon, 10/01/2018 - 07:21
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