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POV | Steam of Life - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 | PBS

Find out more at "Steam of Life" will air August 2, 2011 on PBS. Check local listings. In Finland, with its long, dark winters, the sauna is a national obsession whose benefits are as much emotional as physical. For the men in "Steam of Life", the sauna is a place to come together and sweat out not only the grime of contemporary life, but also their grief, hopes, joys and memories. Beautifully and hauntingly shot, this acclaimed film provides an extraordinary glimpse into the lives of Finnish men and into the depths of the human experience. (60 minutes)Related Videos:Armadillo - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 of Pastry - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 - Documentary Trailer - POV 2011 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 International Documentary Association Award for Best Continuing Series and NALIP's 2011 Award for Corporate Commitment to Diversity.POV's new slate of documentaries tells ...
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