Iris

Iris pairs the late documentarian Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens, Gimme Shelter), then 87, with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades.

Air Date 8/1/16

POV presents an array of groundbreaking and distinctive perspectives on contemporary life as chronicled by some of America' s and Europe's most visionary non-fiction filmmakers.
Upcoming Air Dates
  • #3006 — Memories of a Penitent Heart |
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 9pm TPT LIFE
  • #2811 — Cutie and the Boxer |
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 10pm TPT LIFE
  • #2814 — Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case |
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 11:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #3006 — Memories of a Penitent Heart |
    Sunday, Aug 27 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #2811 — Cutie and the Boxer |
    Sunday, Aug 27 at 4am TPT LIFE
  • #2614 — Listening Is An Act of Love: A Storycorps Special
    This first-ever animated special from StoryCorps celebrates the transformative power of listening. "Listening Is an Act of Love" features six stories from 10 years of the innovative oral history project, where everyday people sit down together to share memories and tackle life's important questions. Framing these intimate conversations from across the country is an interview between StoryCorps founder Dave Isay and his inquisitive 9-year-old nephew, Benji, animated in the inimitable visual style of The Rauch Brothers.
    Monday, Sep 18 at 5:30am TPT 2
  • #2703 — My Way to Olympia
    Who better to cover the Paralympics, the international sporting event for athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities, than Niko von Glasow, the world's best-known disabled filmmaker? Unfortunately -- or fortunately for anyone seeking an insightful and funny documentary -- this filmmaker frankly hates sports and thinks the games are "a stupid idea." Born with severely shortened arms, von Glasow serves as an endearing guide to London's Paralympics competition in "My Way to Olympia." As he meets a one-handed Norwegian table tennis player, the Rwandan sitting volleyball team, an American archer without arms and a Greek paraplegic boccia player, his own stereotypes about disability and sports get punctured.
    Monday, Sep 4 at 12am TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 4 at 10pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Sep 5 at 4am TPT 2
  • #2711 — The Genius of Marian
    This film is an emotionally complex story about one family's struggle to come to terms with Alzheimer's disease. After Pam White is diagnosed at age 61 with early-onset Alzheimer's, life begins to change, slowly but irrevocably, for Pam and everyone around her. Her husband grapples with his role as it evolves from primary partner to primary caregiver. Pam's adult children find ways to show their love and support while mourning the gradual loss of their mother. Her eldest son, Banker, records their conversations, allowing Pam to share memories of childhood and of her mother, the renowned painter Marian Williams Steele, who had Alzheimer's herself and died in 2001.
    Saturday, Sep 9 at 11:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #2803 — Tough Love
    Having lost custody of their children, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts and reunite their families. Acknowledging their past parenting mistakes, both contend with a complex bureaucracy to prove they deserve a second chance.
    Saturday, Sep 2 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 3 at 4:30am TPT LIFE
  • #2810 — The Storm Makers
    See a chilling expose of Cambodia's human trafficking underworld; hear the stories of a peasant girl sold into slavery at 16 and two traffickers who use deception to funnel a stream of poor and illiterate people across the country's borders.
    Monday, Sep 11 at 12am TPT 2
  • #2811 — Cutie and the Boxer
    View an Oscar-nominated reflection on love, sacrifice and the creative spirit. This candid New York tale explores the chaotic 40-year marriage of famed "boxing" painter Ushio Shinohara and artist Noriko Shinohara.
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 10pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Aug 27 at 4am TPT LIFE
  • #2812 — Don't Tell Anyone
    Meet immigrant activist Angy Rivera, the country's only advice columnist for undocumented youth. In a community where silence is often seen as necessary for survival, she steps out of the shadows to share her own parallel experiences of being undocumented and sexually abused.
    Sunday, Sep 24 at 10pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 25 at 4am TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 30 at 10pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Oct 1 at 4am TPT LIFE
  • #2814 — Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case
    This stunning dissection of the persecution of Chinese artist Ai Weiwei explores how the government's attempts to silence him have backfired and turned him into an irrepressible voice for free speech and human rights around the globe.
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 11:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #2906 — The Birth of Sake
    Go behind the scenes at Japan's Yoshida Brewery, where a brotherhood of artisans, ranging from 20 to 70, spends six months in nearly monastic isolation as they follow an age-old process to create sake, the nation's revered rice wine.
    Sunday, Sep 3 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 4 at 4:30am TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 9 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 10 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #2907 — All The Difference
    Accompany two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to achieve their dream of graduating from college. Follow the young men through five years of hard work, sacrifice, setbacks and uncertainty.
    Saturday, Sep 16 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
  • #2913 — Seven Songs for a Long Life
    Visit Strathcarron, a Scottish hospice center where patients face pain, uncertainty and the possibility of life's end with song and humor. Hear tunes belted out by patients and caregivers alike between reflections on life, love and mortality.
    Monday, Sep 4 at 11pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Sep 5 at 5am TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 9 at 10:30pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 10 at 4:30am TPT LIFE
  • #3006 — Memories of a Penitent Heart
    Follow filmmaker Cecilia Aldarondo's investigation-both a love story and a tribute-of a buried conflict around her uncle Miguel's death during a time when AIDS was synonymous with sin.
    Saturday, Aug 26 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Aug 27 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3007 — Tribal Justice
    Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities and create a more positive future for their youth.
    New Sunday, Aug 27 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Monday, Aug 28 at 4:30am TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 2 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 3 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3008 — Raising Bertie
    Sunday, Sep 10 at 10:30pm TPT 2
    Monday, Sep 11 at 4:30am TPT 2
    Saturday, Sep 16 at 9pm TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 17 at 3am TPT LIFE
  • #3010 — My Love, Don't Cross That River
    Spouses 89-year-old Kang Gye-yeol and 98-year-old Jo Byeong-man have shared a home for 76 years. While they spend every day together like a newlywed couple, they now must face the reality of their aging romance.
    New Monday, Sep 11 at 11pm TPT 2
    Tuesday, Sep 12 at 5am TPT 2
    Sunday, Sep 17 at 12am TPT LIFE
    Sunday, Sep 17 at 4:30am TPT LIFE

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