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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 25, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

El Velador (The Night Watchman)  

"El Velador (The Night Watchman)," about a guard who oversees a cemetery in Culiacán, the capital of the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The region is the nexus of the country's illegal drug trade; the cemetery is the final resting place for many drug lords.

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Sun., September 25, 2016
11:00 pm
(60 minutes)

El Velador (The Night Watchman)  

"El Velador (The Night Watchman)," about a guard who oversees a cemetery in Culiacán, the capital of the Mexican state of Sinaloa. The region is the nexus of the country's illegal drug trade; the cemetery is the final resting place for many drug lords.

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Sun., October 2, 2016
12:00 am
(90 minutes)

Give Up Tomorrow  

"Give Up Tomorrow" examines the Filipino justice system via the case of Paco Larrañaga, who was convicted of the 1997 rape-murder of two sisters despite evidence that placed him elsewhere at the time of the crime.

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Sun., October 2, 2016
12:00 am
(90 minutes)

Give Up Tomorrow  

"Give Up Tomorrow" examines the Filipino justice system via the case of Paco Larrañaga, who was convicted of the 1997 rape-murder of two sisters despite evidence that placed him elsewhere at the time of the crime.

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Sat., October 8, 2016
11:08 pm
(146 minutes)

56 Up  

The lives of 14 people in Britain are examined in "56 Up," an installment in the "Up" series that first profiled the subjects in 1964, when they were 7, and has updated their stories every seven years since. Cabbie Tony reflects on changes to the East End; teacher Nick and homemaker Suzy discuss how the series has impacted them; and Peter, who leads a band called the Good Intentions, returns for the first time since "28 Up," when he received bad press for criticizing Margaret Thatcher.

WETA TV 26 Logo

Sat., October 8, 2016
11:08 pm
(146 minutes)

56 Up  

The lives of 14 people in Britain are examined in "56 Up," an installment in the "Up" series that first profiled the subjects in 1964, when they were 7, and has updated their stories every seven years since. Cabbie Tony reflects on changes to the East End; teacher Nick and homemaker Suzy discuss how the series has impacted them; and Peter, who leads a band called the Good Intentions, returns for the first time since "28 Up," when he received bad press for criticizing Margaret Thatcher.

Full Episodes

Kingdom of Shadows

Kingdom of Shadows

An unflinching look at the U.S.-Mexico drug war.

Marathon

Marathon

An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.

All the Difference

All the Difference

Two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to graduation.

The Birth of Saké

The Birth of Saké

The film takes us inside the Yoshida Brewery, a 144-year-old family-owned establishment.

Clips

From This Day Forward - Meeting Trisha

From This Day Forward - Meeting Trisha

Sharon interviews Trisha about how her understanding of her gender identity.

From This Day Forward - The Kids React

From This Day Forward - The Kids React

Trisha's kids talk about the effect of her transition on their childhood.

From This Day Forward - Haters

From This Day Forward - Haters

This clip discusses the various reactions from the community to Trisha's presence.

From This Day Forward - Identity and Representation

From This Day Forward - Identity and Representation

Trisha discusses the psychology of being transgender, and the complexity of her identity.

Previews

Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

Seven Songs for a Long Life - Trailer

Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.

Almost Sunrise - Teaser

Almost Sunrise - Teaser

Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.