The award-winning series “POV,” which takes its name from a cinema term for “point of view,” is the longest-running showcase on television to feature the work of America’s best contemporary-issue independent filmmakers. Find these unique stories and perspectives on Mondays at 9 p.m. on Arizona PBS.
August 10: “About Love”
Three generations of the Phadke family live in their home in Mumbai. When the youngest daughter turns the camera toward her family, the personal becomes political as power structures within the family become visible — and eventually unravel. Watch via Passport.
August 31: “Dark Money”
Following an investigative reporter through a political thriller, Dark Money exposes the shadowy world of unlimited, anonymous campaign contributions threatening to upend Montana’s government and the very integrity of American democracy. Watch online.
September 7: “Portraits and Dreams”
Former Kentucky schoolchildren reflect on visionary photos they made in the 1970s and revisit the place where the photos were made. They look back at the lives they have led since then and the linkage of personal memory to the passage of time. Watch online.
September 14: “Love Child”
With adultery punishable by death in Iran, a young couple make the fateful decision to flee the country with their son. Follow the intimate love story about an illicitly formed family on a journey to plead asylum and start a new life someplace safe. Watch online.
September 21: “In My Blood It Runs”
Peek into the life of Dujuan, a 10-year-old Aboriginal boy. Dujuan is a child-healer and a good hunter and speaks three languages. But he is failing in school and facing increasing scrutiny from welfare authorities and the police. Watch online.
September 28: “Our Time Machine”
When artist Maleonn realizes that his father is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, he creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets.
October 5: “The Infiltrators”
A true story of two young immigrants who get purposefully arrested by Border Patrol, and put in a shadowy for–profit detention center. The film follows Marco and Viri, members of a group of radical Dreamers who are on a mission to stop deportations. And the best place to stop deportations, they believe, is in detention.
October 12: “Softie”
After years of fighting injustice in Kenya, daring and audacious political activist Boniface “Softie” Mwangi decides to run for political office. But running a clean campaign against corrupt opponents with idealism as his only weapon proves challenging.