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POV Season 33 Episodes

14 Episodes 2020 - 2021

Episode 1

And She Could Be Next: Building the Movement

Mon, Jun 29, 2020 30 mins

A reminder that "women of color have been the backbone of our communities forever" in this energetic montage of modern American civil rights movements leading up to the 2018 midterm elections.

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Episode 2

And She Could Be Next: Claiming Power

Tue, Jun 30, 2020 30 mins

Leading up to election day, there is a focus on how organizers combat voter suppression in their own communities. At the heart of the episode is a growing multi-ethnic coalition in Georgia, a state with a rich history of civil rights.

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Episode 3

We Are the Radical Monarchs

Mon, Jul 20, 2020 30 mins

The Radical Monarchs are spotlighted.

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Episode 4

Advocate

Mon, Jul 20, 2020 30 mins

A political firebrand in her home country, Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel is known by her opponents as "the devil's advocate," for her decades-long defense of Palestinians who have been accused of resisting the occupation, both violently and non-violently. Tsemel, who pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits, takes on two contentious court cases in her tireless quest for justice.

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Episode 5

Chez Jolie Coiffure

Mon, Aug 3, 2020 30 mins

Meet Sabine, a charismatic, larger-than-life personality crammed into a tiny shop in Brussels. She and her employees style extensions and glue on lashes while sharing rumors about programs to legalize migrants and talking about life back in Cameroon.

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Episode 6

About Love

Mon, Aug 10, 2020 30 mins

Three generations of the Phadke family live in their home in Mumbai. When the youngest daughter turns the camera toward her family, the personal becomes political as power structures within the family become visible -- and eventually unravel.

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Episode 7

Portraits and Dreams

Mon, Sep 7, 2020 30 mins

Photographs by Kentucky schoolchildren in the 1970s and the place they were created are revisited.

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Episode 8

Love Child

Mon, Sep 14, 2020 30 mins

With adultery punishable by death in Iran, a young couple make the fateful decision to flee the country with their son.

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Episode 9

In My Blood It Runs

Mon, Sep 21, 2020 30 mins

A look into the life of Dujuan, a 10-year-old Aboriginal boy. Dujuan is a child-healer and a good hunter and speaks three languages, but he is failing in school and facing increasing scrutiny from welfare authorities and the police.

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Episode 10

Our Time Machine; Negative Space

Mon, Sep 28, 2020 30 mins

When artist Maleonn realizes that his father is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, he creates "Papa's Time Machine," a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets.

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Episode 11

The Infiltrators

Mon, Oct 5, 2020 30 mins

Two young immigrants get arrested by Border Patrol and put in a shadowy for-profit detention center.

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Episode 12

Softie

Mon, Oct 12, 2020 30 mins

After years of fighting injustice in Kenya, a daring activist decides to run for political office.

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Episode 13

The Mole Agent

Mon, Jan 25, 2021 30 mins

When 83-year-old Sergio is sent as an undercover spy to a Chilean retirement home to track suspected elder abuse, he learns a deeper lesson about human connection. Through the lens of the hidden camera in his decoy glasses, viewers watch as Sergio struggles to balance his assignment with his increasing involvement in the lives of several residents.

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Episode 14

Through the Night

Mon, May 10, 2021 30 mins

Explore the personal cost of our modern economy through the stories of two working mothers and a childcare provider, whose lives intersect at a 24-hour daycare center in New Rochelle, New York.

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