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POV

This acclaimed, long-running documentary series is a showcase for independent films on a wide variety of subjects.

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Sun., September 21, 2014
12:00 am
(60 minutes)

Reportero  

The dangers faced by journalists in Mexico are examined from the perspective of veteran reporter Sergio Haro and his colleagues at the Tijuana-based newsweekly Zeta. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 48 journalists in Mexico were murdered or disappeared from December 2006 through December 2011 for daring to report on drug cartels and the corrupt politicians in league with them.

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Sun., September 21, 2014
12:00 am
(60 minutes)

Reportero  

The dangers faced by journalists in Mexico are examined from the perspective of veteran reporter Sergio Haro and his colleagues at the Tijuana-based newsweekly Zeta. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, 48 journalists in Mexico were murdered or disappeared from December 2006 through December 2011 for daring to report on drug cartels and the corrupt politicians in league with them.

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Sat., September 27, 2014
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Koch  

A profile of former New York mayor Ed Koch (1924-2013), whose blunt, combative ways personified the city during his years in office (1978-'89). He restored the Big Apple's fiscal health and reduced crime, though not all were happy with his methods. The documentary also delves into his private life, including his friendship with former Miss America Bess Myerson; and the claims that he was gay. It also details his life post-office, when he was always happy to share his opinions on TV and radio.

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Sat., September 27, 2014
9:30 pm
(90 minutes)

Koch  

A profile of former New York mayor Ed Koch (1924-2013), whose blunt, combative ways personified the city during his years in office (1978-'89). He restored the Big Apple's fiscal health and reduced crime, though not all were happy with his methods. The documentary also delves into his private life, including his friendship with former Miss America Bess Myerson; and the claims that he was gay. It also details his life post-office, when he was always happy to share his opinions on TV and radio.

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Sun., September 28, 2014
2:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Biblioburro, the Donkey Library  

"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.

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Sun., September 28, 2014
2:30 pm
(60 minutes)

Biblioburro, the Donkey Library  

"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.