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24th POV season gets a great lineup

24th POV season gets a great lineup

POV, one of the popular and prestigious documentary strands on PBS, has announced the lineup of films set for its 24th season. It’s a staggering list of documentary films, among the best that this series has ever compiled. Kudos to the POV team, and lucky for PBS viewers at home. You’re in for a treat. Here are the films, and their broadcast dates:


June 21 Kings of Pastry by Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker

June 28 My Perestroika by Robin Hessman

July 5 Sweetgrass by Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaing-Taylor

July 12 Enemies of the People by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath

July 19 Biblioburro: The Donkey Library by Carlos Réndon Zipagauta

July 26 Mugabe and the White African by Lucy Bailey and Andrew Thompson

Aug. 2 Steam of Life by Joonas Berghäll and Mika Hotakainen

Aug. 9 Food, Inc. (Encore) by Robert Kenner

Aug. 16 The Oath (Encore) by Laura Poitras

Aug. 23 POV Short Cuts
Big Birding Day by David Wilson
Flawed by Andrea Dorfman
StoryCorps Animated Shorts by Mike and Tim Rauch
Six Weeks by Marcin Janos Krawczyk
Tiffany by Beverly Morris

Aug. 30 Armadillo by Janus Metz

Sept. 6 Better This World by Kelly Duane de la Vega and Katie Galloway

Sept. 13 If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front by Marshall Curry

Sept. 20 The Learning by Ramona Diaz

Sept. 27 Last Train Home by Lixin Fan

POV airs on Tuesday nights at 10 p.m. Check your local listings for your PBS channel.

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