POV 1988 | TV Show

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This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects, from the heartwarming (`Sweet Old Song,' about a 91-year-old musician) to the whimsical (`The Sweetest Sound,' a study of names) to the contr (more…)

Premiered: July 5, 1988

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Season 23, Episode 1 Food, Inc.

First Aired: April 21, 2010

Season 23 gets underway with Robert Kenner's provocative "Food, Inc.," which examines the U.S. food industry and how its practices impact consumer health, worker safety and the environment. The doc features footage of meat-packing operations and includes remarks from farmers, food-industry workers and consumer advocates, as well as Eric Schlosser ("Fast Food Nation"), Michael Pollan ("The Omnivore's Dilemma") and such practitioners of organic farming as Joel Salatin (Virginia's Polyface Farms).

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William Kunstler: Disturbing the Universe

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