Behind the scenes at POV

Season 2012 Episode 39 | 26m 46s Video has closed captioning.

POV Executive Director Simon Kilmurry talks with Marcia Franklin about this PBS series, which celebrated its 25th anniversary in 2012. Kilmurry discusses what draws him to documentaries and the power they can have, as well as how he and his staff pick only 16 films out of nearly 1,000 submissions. He and Franklin also talk about the changing nature of independent non-fiction film.

Aired: 12/28/12

Rating: TV-G

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Major Funding Provided by the Laura Moore Cunningham Foundation

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