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 24, Episode 5 Biblioburro, the Donkey Library
First Aired: July 19, 2011
"Biblioburro, the Donkey Library" tells the story of rural Colombian schoolteacher Luis Soriano, who brings a book library to children in the northern back country every weekend via two donkeys. The trek is an arduous one that requires him and his burros to brave nearly impassible trails and face such dangers as snakes, guerrillas and bandits.