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POV | Racing Dreams - Documentary Trailer - POV 2012 | PBS

Find out more at http://www.pbs.org/pov/racingdreamsFondly described as "Talladega Nights meets Catcher in the Rye," Marshall Curry's (Oscar?-nominated "Street Fight", POV 2005) "Racing Dreams" chronicles a year in the life of three tweens who dream of becoming NASCAR drivers. Though they aren't old enough for driver's licenses, Brandon, Josh and Annabeth race extreme go-karts at speeds of up to 70 miles per hour in the World Karting Association's national series, the "Little League" of professional racing. The film is a humorous and heartbreaking portrait of racing, young love and family struggle. Winner of Best Documentary Feature Award, 2009 Tribeca Film Festival. (90 minutes) "Racing Dreams" will air as a special presentation in the spring of 2012 on PBS. Check local listings.Related Video:If a Tree Falls - Documentary Trailer - POVhttp://www.pbs.org/pov/ifatreefallsStreet Fight - Documentary Trailer - POV 2005http://www.pbs.org/pov/streetfightSpeedo - Documentary Trailer - POV 2004http://www.pbs.org/pov/speedoThe new season of PBS' award-winning documentary series POV (Point of View) kicks off on Tuesday June 21, 2011 at 10 p.m. (check local listings) with "Kings of Pastry," D A Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus' behind-the-scenes account of France's greatest pastry competition, an epic, three-day test of passion, perseverance, artistry and nerves. In advance of the new season, on Tuesday, June 7, POV will present a special encore broadcast of the Oscar-nominated film "The Most Dangerous Man in America," in honor of the 40th anniversary of Daniel Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers, an event that changed the course of the Vietnam War and world history.The 24th season of POV airs on PBS on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. from June 21-Sept. 27, 2011, and will continue with fall 2011 and winter/spring 2012 specials. POV is American television's longest-running independent documentary series. It is the winner of a Special Emmy Award for Excellence in Television Documentary Filmmaking, an ...
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