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  • POV: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs
    2014
    POV: American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs

    This compelling documentary traces the development of an Asian-American philosopher, activist and writer, a charismatic though largely unknown woman whom Angela Davis once said "made...

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  • POV: The Law in These Parts
    2013
    POV: The Law in These Parts

    American Documentary / POV Israeli filmmaker Ra’anan Alexandrowicz’s The Law in These Partsexamined the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a new lens — that of...

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  • POV: Best Kept Secret
    2013
    POV: Best Kept Secret

    The staff at Newark’s underfunded John F. Kennedy High School describes their school as the city’s “best kept secret,” and this documentary makes a compelling...

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  • POV: My Perestroika
    2011
    POV: My Perestroika

    Russia’s uneasy transition away from communism after the Soviet Union’s collapse is illuminated from the inside out in this engrossing, deeply humane, at times haunting...

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  • POV: StoryCorps 9/11
    2011
    POV: StoryCorps 9/11

    StoryCorps has spent years recording American history through stories told by everyday citizens from all walks of life. So it is a natural fit that...

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  • POV: Campaign
    2008
    POV: Campaign

    Campaign is not politics as usual. Kazuhiro Soda’s beautifully photographed documentary focuses on an old university classmate of his, Kazuhiko Yamauchi, who was plucked from...

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  • POV: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
    2010
    POV: The Most Dangerous Man in America: Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers

    Here, Daniel Ellsberg narrates his own story, but that story is much more than a personal biography. It is a story of a transformation that...

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  • POV: Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed
    2005
    POV: Chisholm '72 - Unbought & Unbossed

    In 1972, Shirley Chisholm, a junior congresswoman from New York City, became the first African-American and the first woman to toss her “bonnet,” as CBS...

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  • POV: Two Towns of Jasper
    2003
    POV: Two Towns of Jasper

    Two Towns of Jasper is a provocative documentary focused on the 1998 hate-crime murder of James Byrd, Jr. Through the extraordinary efforts of filmmakers Marco...

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  • POV: Flag Wars
    2003
    POV: Flag Wars

    As Flag Wars so powerfully demonstrates, the course of gentrification in the United States is rarely without a human cost, compounded in this instance by...

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  • POV: Regret to Inform
    2000
    POV: Regret to Inform

    “We regret to inform,” the telegram began, as Barbara Sonneborn received word that her husband, Jeff, had been killed in the Vietnam War. Twenty years...

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  • POV: A Healthy Baby Girl
    1997
    POV: A Healthy Baby Girl

    Intensely intimate and at the same time heartbreakingly universal, A Healthy Baby Girl eloquently addresses the ways in which filmmaker Judith Helfand’s DES-related cancer affected...

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  • POV: Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter
    1995
    POV: Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter

    In Complaints of a Dutiful Daughter, film maker Deborah Hoffmann recounts her coming to terms with her mother’s advancing Alzheimer’s disease and explores the universal...

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  • POV: Silverlake Life: The View From Here
    1993
    POV: Silverlake Life: The View From Here

    When filmmaker Peter Friedman’s friends Tom Joslin and Mark Massi died, he received an extraordinary inheritance: forty hours of videotape documenting the couple’s struggle with...

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  • POV: Color Adjustment
    1992
    POV: Color Adjustment

    It is rare when television examines itself and its influence on the American scene. It is even more rare when its self-reflection is done with...

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  • POV: Who Killed Vincent Chin?
    1989
    POV: Who Killed Vincent Chin?

    In our increasingly violent society, it is perhaps too easy to overlook any single murder, especially one of the myriad that occur in high crime...

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