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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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Sat., August 30, 2014
11:30 pm
(60 minutes)

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story  

Chronicling the effort of Kenneth Young, who's serving four life sentences for participating in a series of armed robberies when he was just 14 and 15 years old in 2000, to have his sentence reduced. Among his arguments: he was coerced into committing the crimes by his accomplice, a neighborhood drug dealer.

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Sat., August 30, 2014
11:30 pm
(60 minutes)

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story  

Chronicling the effort of Kenneth Young, who's serving four life sentences for participating in a series of armed robberies when he was just 14 and 15 years old in 2000, to have his sentence reduced. Among his arguments: he was coerced into committing the crimes by his accomplice, a neighborhood drug dealer.

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Sun., August 31, 2014
12:30 am
(90 minutes)

A World Not Ours  

Life at the Ain el-Helweh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon is examined by filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel, who grew up there. Created in 1948 as a temporary measure, the camp has become a permanent home for multiple generations; and has a population of 70,000. Fleifel uses footage shot over 20 years by various members of his family; shares memories; and details the precarious state the camp's residents still find themselves in, since Lebanon views them—even those born there—as foreigners.

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Sun., August 31, 2014
12:30 am
(90 minutes)

A World Not Ours  

Life at the Ain el-Helweh Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon is examined by filmmaker Mahdi Fleifel, who grew up there. Created in 1948 as a temporary measure, the camp has become a permanent home for multiple generations; and has a population of 70,000. Fleifel uses footage shot over 20 years by various members of his family; shares memories; and details the precarious state the camp's residents still find themselves in, since Lebanon views them—even those born there—as foreigners.

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Mon., September 1, 2014
11:00 pm
(90 minutes)

After Tiller  

A look at former colleagues of Dr. George Tiller, the late-term abortion provider murdered in 2009 Wichita, who also perform third-term abortions. The documentary, which also shares the stories of their patients, explores the ethical dilemmas they face as well as the ever-present threats of violence they cope with.

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Mon., September 1, 2014
11:00 pm
(90 minutes)

After Tiller  

A look at former colleagues of Dr. George Tiller, the late-term abortion provider murdered in 2009 Wichita, who also perform third-term abortions. The documentary, which also shares the stories of their patients, explores the ethical dilemmas they face as well as the ever-present threats of violence they cope with.

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Mon., September 8, 2014
11:00 pm
(90 minutes)

The Genius of Marian  

"The Genius of Marian" relates the experiences of 61-year-old Pam White and her family after she develops early onset Alzheimer's. As her ability to write slips away, so does her plan of writing a book about her mother, the artist Marian Williams Steele (1912-2001), who also developed Alzheimer's. Son Banker (the film's director), however, decides to record her conversations, enabling her to share her memories of her childhood and mother.

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Mon., September 8, 2014
11:00 pm
(90 minutes)

The Genius of Marian  

"The Genius of Marian" relates the experiences of 61-year-old Pam White and her family after she develops early onset Alzheimer's. As her ability to write slips away, so does her plan of writing a book about her mother, the artist Marian Williams Steele (1912-2001), who also developed Alzheimer's. Son Banker (the film's director), however, decides to record her conversations, enabling her to share her memories of her childhood and mother.