POV Shorts

The best and boldest independent short films, curated by America's longest-running documentary

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Balloonfest

The city of Cleveland was abuzz on September 27, 1986. Over 1.5 million balloons were a

Balloonfest

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Into My Life

Cassandra edits and examines the Super-8 films her mother shot of 1960s-80s Brooklyn.

Into My Life

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Give

A reverend seeks to preserve a monumental collage of black achievement.

Give

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Public Money

Across New York City, a bold experiment in participatory democracy is underway.

Public Money

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A Debtor's Prison

In Missouri, two plaintiffs describe their treatment in modern-day debtors' prison.

A Debtor's Prison

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Graven Image

Explore the history of the largest Confederate monument, Georgia’s Stone Mountain.

Graven Image