POV (1988)

Overview

POV is a Public Broadcasting Service public television series which features independent nonfiction films. POV is an initialism for point of view.

POV is the longest-running showcase on television for independent documentary films. PBS presents 14-16 POV programs each year, and the series has premiered over 300 films to U.S. television audiences since 1988. POV's films have a strong first-person, social-issue focus. Many established directors, including Michael Moore, Jonathan Demme, Terry Zwigoff, Errol Morris, Albert and David Maysles, Michael Apted, Frederick Wiseman, Marlon Riggs, and Ross McElwee have had work screened as part of the POV series.

The series has garnered both critical and industry acclaim over its 20-plus years on television. POV programs have also won major industry awards including three Oscars, 32 Emmys, 36 Cine Golden Eagles, 15 Peabody Awards, 11 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia Awards, the Prix Italia and the Webby Award.

Series Cast

  1. Stanley Grafton Njootli Jr.

    Himself

    1 Episode

  2. Stanley Njootli Sr.

    Himself

    1 Episode

  3. Tommy Lee Jones as Narrator

    Tommy Lee Jones

    Narrator

    1 Episode

Full Cast & Crew

Last Season

Season 33

2020 | 8 Episodes

Season 33 of POV premiered on June 29, 2020.

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Facts

Status Returning Series

Network

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Type Scripted

Original Language English

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Content Score

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