POV 1988 | 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 9, Episode 7 The Transformation
First Aired: July 9, 1996
Filmmakers Susana Aikin and Carlos Aparicio profile Ricardo, an HIV-positive man who lived as a transvestite on New York City streets. Ricardo has since renounced his homosexuality, accepted God and married a woman with the help of a member of a Dallas church ministry.