POV1988 | TV Show
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
Season 26, Episode 10 The World Before Her
First Aired: September 16, 2013
"The World Before Her" examines life for women in India through the stories of Ruhi Singh, who hopes a win in the Miss India beauty pageant will free her from the constraints of a patriarchal society; and Prachi Trivedi, a militant Hindu who teaches at a Durga Vahini camp for girls.