POV | Documentaries with a point of view

StoryCorps Shorts

Directed by The Rauch Brothers

Sin Pas
Watch the trailer at: www.pbs.org/pov/storycorps/
National PBS Premiere on POV
Thursday, August 9th at 10 PM

(check your local listings)

The renowned oral-history project StoryCorps brings intimate conversations among friends and families to life in touching, often hilarious animated shorts that are sure to strike a chord in all of us. Funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Eyes on the Stars Carl McNair tells the story of his brother Ronald, an African-American kid in the 1950s who set his sights on the stars.

Facundo the Great Ramn "Chunky" Sanchez recounts how the new kid at school became a hero when his teachers could not find a way to anglicize his name.

A Family Man Sam Black talks to his wife about his father, an enduring lesson and the power of a look.


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Major funding for POV is provided by PBS, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts, New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, the desJardins/Blachman Fund, and public television viewers. Funding for POV's Diverse Voices Project is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Special support provided by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. POV is presented by a consortium of public television stations, including KQED San Francisco, WGBH Boston and THIRTEEN in association with WNET.ORG.

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