Why We Like What We Like: Poet and Philosopher George Santayana on the Formation and Confirmation of Our Standards and Sensibilities

In the 1950s, Rai Weiss fell in love with a pianist, fell in love with his lover’s passion for music, and went on to invent the colossal instrument that captured the sound of spacetime, revolutionizing

Child of Glass: A Soulful Italian Illustrated Meditation on How to Live with Our Human Fragility

As word of this living marvel spreads throughout the village and beyond, people make pilgrimages from all over the world — to see her, to touch her, to ask the well-meaning, rude questions about whether

Toni Morrison on the Body as an Instrument of Joy, Sanity, and Self-Love

Thinking lately about what it means to have the right heart, which intimates the question of what it means to tend to one’s own heart rightly, I was reminded of a passage from what may

The Snail with the Right Heart: A True Story

The Snail with the Right Heart, out on February 2, came alive thanks to the invaluable stewardship of my longtime friend, neighbor, and collaborator Claudia Zoe Bedrick — the one-woman powerhouse behind Brooklyn-based independent children’s

Featured Event: ‘QUEST’ film screening with Company One and ZUMIX

For more conversation starters, visit QUEST‘s complete discussion guide. The film includes remarks from President Obama after a mass shooting in which he notes that no matter where the violence occurs, “these neighborhoods are our

PRESS RELEASE: Hasidic Women Upend Tradition by Forming An All-Female EMT Corps in ‘93QUEEN,’ Airing September 17, 2018 on POV

Credits:                                                                                                         Director: Paula Eiselt; Producers: Paula Eiselt and Heidi Reinberg; Editors: Sunita Prasad and Rebecca Laks; Music: Laura Karpman; Executive Producer: Marco Williams; Executive Producer for ITVS: Sally Jo Fifer; Executive Producers for POV: Justine Nagan, Chris White Traditionally, all EMTs serving

PRESS RELEASE: Voices of the Sea | Contradictions of Love and Freedom in Cuban Love Story

Since 1994, POV Spark has driven new storytelling initiatives and interactive production for POV. The department has continually experimented with web-based documentaries, producing PBS’ first program website and the first Snapchat-native documentary. It has won

Critical Acclaim for ‘Whose Streets?’

“Whose Streets?” looks beyond the media narrative to offer what Davis has called “black people seeing black people” – validation, encouragement and love in the face of a bitter legacy of injustice. “‘Whose Streets?’ illustrates

Featured Event: ‘Whose Streets?’ Screening and Discussion at St. Louis’ Public Media Commons

Where: Public Media Commons, 3653 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63108 Black Lives Matter is regarded as a modern civil rights movement. Do you see parallels between the 1960s civil rights movement and the current


POV Nominated for Six News & Documentary Emmy Awards

To date, POV films have won 37 Emmy® Awards, 21 George Foster Peabody Awards, 12 Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Awards, three Academy Awards®, the first-ever George Polk Documentary Film Award and the Prix Italia. The

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