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


  • Unapologetic

    After two police killings, Black abolitionists fight to hold Chicago officials accountable
  • North By Current

    Director Angelo Madsen Minax returns home to rural Michigan after the death of his niece.
  • Things We Dare Not Do

    In a Mexican coastal village, 16-year-old Ñoño has a secret that defies gender norms.
  • La Casa de Mama Icha

    Mama Icha returns home to Colombia, finding heartbreak and joy after decades in the US.
  • Fruits of Labor

    In California, a Mexican-American teen goes to work when ICE raids threaten her family.
  • POV Shorts: Where I'm From

    Stories on home and how it shapes us.
  • The Song of the Butterflies

    Rember, an Indigenous artist in Peru, journeys to the Amazonian land of his ancestors.
  • Pier Kids

    In New York City, queer and trans youth of color make Christopher Street Pier their own.


  • Bug Farm

    Four distinct women form a bond on an insect farm in Central Florida.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: A Piece of Home

    An Ethiopian refugee remembers the home she left behind.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Man of Steel

    Three generations of steel workers.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: A Life of Honor

    A gay veteran recalls serving in silence.
  • A Broken House

    Mohamad Hafez missed his homeland, so he decided to create a stand-in.
  • Joychild

    A young child tells their mother “I’m not a girl” for the first time.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: Father Mychal's Blessing

    Remembering the September 11 victim who died praying for others.
  • StoryCorps Shorts: September 12

    A man reflects on feeling responsible for the September 11 attacks.

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.