Advocate

A political firebrand in her home country, Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel is known by her opponents as "the devil's advocate," for her decades-long defense of Palestinians who have been accused of resisting the occupation, both violently and non-violently. Tsemel, who pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits, takes on two contentious court cases in her tireless quest for justice.

Since 1988, POV has been the home for the world’s boldest contemporary filmmakers, celebrating intriguing personal stories that spark conversation and inspire action.

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About Love

About Love examines the many affections across three generations of the Phadke family.

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About Love

About Love examines the many affections across three generations of the Phadke family.

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POV Shorts: Cherish

Three stories reflecting the many faces of love through memory, community and family.