Independent filmmakers present unique stories and characters with a point of view.


  • The Mole Agent

    A private-eye sends an 83-year-old agent to spy on a retirement home suspected of neglect.
  • POV Shorts: The Calling

    Two films exploring creed and conviction.
  • POV Shorts: Uniquely Euro

    Two stories as different as the countries from which they're from: Ukraine and Austria.
  • POV Shorts: Comic Culture

    Slices of life from opposite sides of the world--where the everyday veers into comedy.
  • POV Shorts: Legacy

    Three stories looking at time encapsulated.
  • POV Shorts: In The Absence

    A South Korean community is torn apart by a disaster. The victims’ families seek justice.
  • POV Shorts: The Spectrum of Divide

    Two perspectives on how shared beliefs connect and divide.
  • Softie

    Softie follows Boniface “Softie” Mwangi, a political activist running for office in Kenya.


  • StoryCorps Shorts: Leonardo's Dreams

    Cherished memories captured in their final conversation.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: With Love, From Georgia

    In a war zone, a slice of home.
  • Another Hayride

    In the 1980s, self-help guru Louise Hay created a space for healing -- called the Hayride.
  • Sing Me a Lullaby

    A daughter searches for her mother's birth parents in Taiwan, unraveling complex tensions.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Alone Together

    Roberto Vargas talks to his wife and son about their experience during the pandemic.
  • Redneck Muslim

    A Muslim hospital chaplain honors his Southern heritage while challenging white supremacy.
  • The Masses

    Three South London neighbors explore their devotion to their respective religions.
  • Traffic Separating Device

    A traffic separating device illustrates how practical solutions can become human failures.

About POV

Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.