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- Expires in 7 Days
Hospice care is rarely associated with singing and laughter but Strathcarron is different.
An intimate portrait of a gender-nonconforming child growing up in rural Florida.
An undocumented immigrant, Julio Sauce, competes in the New York City Marathon.
- Expires in 7 Days
Two African-American teens from the South Side of Chicago on their journey to graduation.
What happened to one elementary school as a result of mandated integration in the 1950's.
How can we solve a societal problem if it's too horrifying to discuss?
An eldery woman's husband fulfills her 90th birthday wish with a trip to In-N-Out.
The warriors in Of Men and War have come home, but their minds remain on the battlefield.
Alicia describes how she found out she has cancer and then sings a sad song.
Mandy discusses how she has learned to prefer human interaction over high tech treatment.
Ian and his wife Moyra recount the effects of Ian's MS on their life and relationship.
Julie and her daughter live and pray as if they could die tomorrow.
Nicola looses her independence due to her disease She and Mandy sing "Everybody Hurts."
Mandy and Dory use music to get through Dory's rehabilitation.
Filmmaker Amy Hardie discusses the making of POV documentary Seven Songs for a Long Life.
Filmmaker Beth Murphy discusses the making of POV Documentary What Tomorrow Brings.
Two former soldiers take a 2,700 mile trek across America seeking redemption.
Patients at Strathcarron hospice in Scotland face life's end with song and humor.
Inside the very first girls' school in a small Afghan village.
A father learns his young son has cancer and creates a poetic video game.
POV and NowThis bring independent films to Snapchat Discover.
Filmmaker Nanfu Wang follows activist Sparrow and her band as they seek justice.
Director Shattuck seeks a deeper understanding of her family.
A portrait of a gender-creative boy growing up in conservative rural Florida.
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