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Independent filmmakers present unique stories and characters with a point of view.

Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.

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    Midwives

    Two women in a region beset by violent ethnic divisions run a makeshift medical clinic.

    Midwives

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    Kachalka

    A journey into the heart of what is widely considered the world's most hardcore gym.

    Kachalka

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    Chez Jolie Coiffure

    Meet Sabine, the charismatic Cameroonian proprietor of an underground hair salon.

    Chez Jolie Coiffure

Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, Reva & David Logan Foundation, the Open Society Foundations and the …

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