POV Shorts

A collection of short documentaries.

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26:47 | #104 | TV-PG

Apollo 8 astronauts recount the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968.

Money Rules

Court fees and fines lead to cycles of incarceration for the poor in A Debtor's Prison. An experiment in democracy is underway in Public Money as neighbors decide how to spend part of a public budget.

Hindsight Is 20/20

A world record attempt ends with unexpected outcomes in "Balloonfest."

Positive Images

A man creates an archive of black excellence and fights for its permanence in Give. A family's audiovisual legacy, identities, and record are revisited in Into My Life.

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