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August 2012
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'POV Short Cuts' Offers Brief Documentary Encounters In Five New Short Films

POV (Point of View), the award-winning nonfiction film series celebrating its 25th year on PBS in 2012, brings the popular POV Short Cuts back with a new collection of short documentaries.

POV Short Cuts, airing Sunday, August 12 at 10:30 p.m. on tpt 2, brings together diverse films that tell stories of hard-fought and hard-won civil rights battles, a family’s separation after deportation and lessons learned from parents.

The five short films include an Academy Award® nominee, The Barber of Birmingham: Foot Soldier of the Civil Rights Movement; a Student Academy Award® winner, Sin País (Without Country); and three new animated shorts -- Eyes on the Stars, Facundo the Great and A Family Man -- from the Peabody Award-winning StoryCorps oral-history project.

Watch a preview of POV Short Cuts and tune in to this collection of award-winning films on Sunday, August 12 at 10:30 p.m.

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