POV airs new independent documentaries on Monday nights during the summer and fall. Dates and times below reflect national PBS broadcasts.
POV's Season 31 National Broadcast Schedule
PBS Premiere: April 18, 2018
Bill Nye is on a mission: to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking. This intimate film features the life and work of TV's favorite scientist.
PBS Premiere: June 18, 2018
An intimate film capturing eight years in the life of a black family from Philadelphia.
PBS Premiere: June 25, 2018
A Korean opera singer leads his children’s choir to produce a musical in India.
PBS Premiere: July 2, 2018
A plunge into the fire of Tultepec, Mexico, the site of the National Pyrotechnic Festival.
PBS Premiere: July 9, 2018
In Qatar, migrant workers for the 2022 World Cup compete in their own soccer tournament.
PBS Premiere: July 16, 2018
Lindy starts a journey looking for the 11 jurors with whom she sentenced a man to death.
PBS Premiere: July 23, 2018
Despite Taliban threats, a Pakistani woman becomes one of the top female squash players.
PBS Premiere: July 30, 2018
An unflinching look at the Ferguson uprising, told by the activists leading the movement.
PBS Premiere: Aug. 6, 2018
A rural poet becomes a sudden star in China, whose writings ponder life, love and pain.
PBS Premiere: Aug. 27, 2018
A young medic records dramatic change in Iraq amidst U.S. retreat in 2011 and ISIS's rise.
Hasidic women shatter the glass ceiling by creating Brooklyn's first all-female EMS corps.