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 12, Episode 3 In My Corner
First Aired: June 22, 1999
Following two tough-loving mentors, Luis Camacho and Angel Alejandro, as they teach boxing skills to streetwise kids in Camacho's South Bronx gym. Alejandro's motivation: “So [the teens] won't get into trouble like I got into trouble.” The hour (filmed between 1995 and '97) follows the two as they work with promising youngsters, one of whom went on to win a 1999 Golden Gloves title.