P.O.V. is an independent film series for PBS. The show began airing in 1988 and mainly shows American stories through the eyes of documentary filmmakers, writers, historians, and others who film conversations about themes and topics relevant to P.O.V.'s non-fiction premise.
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.
"The Overnighters," about the North Dakota oil boom, details the goings-on at a Williston church whose pastor turned it into a makeshift dorm for folks unable to find housing. The emigres moved to the region in hopes of finding work. Some have, some haven't, but a housing shortage means they have nowhere to live. Not all in the community welcome the arrangement, however.