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What to Watch on Monday: ‘Raising Bertie’ documentary follows boys in rural NC

David “Bud” Perry is one of three young men profiled in “Raising Bertie,” which follows them as they grow into adults in Bertie County.
David “Bud” Perry is one of three young men profiled in “Raising Bertie,” which follows them as they grow into adults in Bertie County. Photos by Beti Films / Kartemquin Films

Raising Bertie (10 p.m., UNC-TV) – POV presents this award-winning documentary by filmmaker Margaret Byrne about three African American boys who come of age in rural Bertie County, NC, while navigating relationships, racism, violence, poverty and educational inequity. This film premiered at the 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham.

Also on tonight . . .

Baller Wives (9 p.m., VH1) – Kelly and Julius Jones try to convince their son that professional football is too dangerous.

Preacher (9 p.m., AMC) – The mission begins to alienate Tulip and Cassidy.

Midnight, Texas (10 p.m., NBC) – The Midnighters try to find a lost girl before law enforcement descends into town.

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