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Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory

Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory

Emily Lynch Victory cracks the code of complex math in her paintings.

Bottle

Bottle

Two characters engage in a charming transoceanic conversation via objects in a bottle.

Capoeira

Capoeira

Capoeira is the challenge Memo never imagined. Letting go is a gift he never expected.

GoldStar

GoldStar

A young daughter dedicates a love song to a female teacher. A mother must face her biases.

Greenlight

Greenlight

This film captures an actor’s conversation about the lack of diversity in filmmaking.

Home is a Hotel

Home is a Hotel

A glimpse into family life living in an 80 sq ft SRO in San Francisco's Chinatown.

I Am a Winter Cyclist

I Am a Winter Cyclist

From riding to school to hitting the trail, snow doesn't slow down this cyclist.

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST | Star Lotulelei

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST | Star Lotulelei

Star Lotulelei is a starting defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers.

Jose and Mr. Ramos

Jose and Mr. Ramos

Meet 3rd grader Jose Ansaldo and his teacher Oscar Ramos—both sons of migrant farm workers

Love is in the Fair

Love is in the Fair

Teen courtship rituals unfold and romance blooms at a rural North Carolina county fair.

Ma

Ma

A grandmother's mission to survive her worst fear. Being alone.

My Gal, Rosemarie

My Gal, Rosemarie

Rosemarie’s single wish for her 90th birthday is an In N Out burger with her husband Ray.

Peppermint

Peppermint

Samantha must convince her father to bring her favorite pet as they leave their farm.

Put Me to Suffering

Put Me to Suffering

How do we live? How do we die? A reverend shares his decision to forego cancer treatment.

2016 Festival | Room 618

2016 Festival | Room 618

A businessman planning to leave town crosses paths with a woman who isn’t what she seems.

Salt to Sand: A Profile on Cara Despain

Salt to Sand: A Profile on Cara Despain

Cara Despain discusses the landscape images, concepts, and words that shape her artwork.

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

A black man in Denver recalls nearly losing his life after a traffic stop with the police.

The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger

The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger

Dinosaurs have invaded Earth, but neither Tommy nor Stacey care anymore.

 The Medicine Game 2: 4 Brothers 1 Dream

The Medicine Game 2: 4 Brothers 1 Dream

Miles Thompson shows us how he defied the odds to reach the top of the lacrosse world.

The Moped Diaries

The Moped Diaries

When a new bridge is built a boy has to come to grips with change and opportunity.

Que Lejos Estoy (How Far I Am)

Que Lejos Estoy (How Far I Am)

Que Lejos Estoy is a short documentary about the assimilation of the filmmaker's family.

The Scar

The Scar

A trip to the corner store stirs a surprising decision within one little girl.

The Superlative Light

The Superlative Light

Photographer Robert Shults went from being a homeless dreamer to a home-owning artist.

Teachers

Teachers

A dedicated high school teacher goes to desperate lengths to aid a struggling student.

Unearthing the Old Village

Unearthing the Old Village

Archeologists race to preserve artifacts being washed away by coastal erosion.

2016 PBS Film Festival Extended Trailer

2016 PBS Film Festival Extended Trailer

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2015 | Film Festival Trailer
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2015 | Film Festival Trailer

From the home of indie films: 25 short films in one exciting showcase.

2015 Festival | #TheFutureisCrowdFunded
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2015 Festival | #TheFutureisCrowdFunded

A couple’s relationship is in jeopardy due to a successful crowd funded venture.

2015 Festival | 11 Paper Place
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2015 Festival | 11 Paper Place

11 Paper Place is a love story about two sheets of paper who meet in a recycle bin.

2015 Festival | 11-Minute Mile
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2015 Festival | 11-Minute Mile

An arrogant day-trader is delayed at an airport during the Boston Marathon bombings.

2015 Festival | 20/Nothing
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2015 Festival | 20/Nothing

An in-depth look at a life with no depth perception.

2015 Festival | Banana Trip
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2015 Festival | Banana Trip

Three South Korean college boys head to Florida for spring break.

2015 Festival | Counter
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2015 Festival | Counter

A short film about a one-person sit in by MLK Jr.’s strategic advisor, Bayard Rustin.

2015 Festival | Disorder
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2015 Festival | Disorder

Disorder follows a man realizing that his condition has gotten the best of him. Again.

2015 Festival | Ex-Votos
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2015 Festival | Ex-Votos

A helpless mother takers her ill daughter on a pilgrimage to the Huichol mountains.

2015 Festival | Good Soil
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2015 Festival | Good Soil

The Meier brothers' nursery faces the edge of the Garzweiler II coal pit.

2015 Festival | Great Lakes Aurora Hunters
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2015 Festival | Great Lakes Aurora Hunters

Follow a group of photographers as they attempt to capture the elusive Northern Lights.

2015 Festival | Helpless
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2015 Festival | Helpless

Leah confesses her true feelings in the school library while unknown malice lurks nearby.

2015 Festival | I Am a Fly Fisher
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2015 Festival | I Am a Fly Fisher

After surviving cancer, Pudge Kleinkauf decided to spend her life doing what she loves.

2015 Festival | I Am An Alaska Native Dancer
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2015 Festival | I Am An Alaska Native Dancer

Haliehana Stepetin is a master Alaska Native dancer born in Akutan, AK.

2015 Festival | Isabelle's Garden
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2015 Festival | Isabelle's Garden

A community comes together in reciprocity through the dreams of a young Choctaw girl.

2015 Festival | Kilroy Was Here
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2015 Festival | Kilroy Was Here

A pilot hanging helplessly from his tangled parachute is discovered by orphaned children.

2015 Festival | Migrant Heroes
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2015 Festival | Migrant Heroes

Indigenous Harvard grad pioneers Spanish-and Mixtec-language radio programming in the U.S.

2015 Festival | Once Again
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2015 Festival | Once Again

“Once Again” is a short documentary about the truth of Childhood OCD.

2015 Festival | Seed Art
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2015 Festival | Seed Art

Forget paintbrushes or clay, these artists make magnificent and intricate art with seeds!

2015 Festival | Sinner Victim Saint
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2015 Festival | Sinner Victim Saint

A story of love, sacrifice and redemption.

2015 Festival | Sugarless Tea
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2015 Festival | Sugarless Tea

A man strives to achieve his goal of seeing his twin brother after 54 years of separation.

2015 Festival | The Fishing Club
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2015 Festival | The Fishing Club

A group of friends try to stop development on the last pristine beach in Hawaiʻi.

2015 Festival | The Last Viewing
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2015 Festival | The Last Viewing

A man's chance encounter with a stranger who knew his son who died in Iraq.

2015 Festival | To Kill or Not to Kill
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2015 Festival | To Kill or Not to Kill

A RomCom screenwriter needs to deliver a dark thriller if she wants to keep her job.

2015 Festival | Un Buen Carnicero (A Good Butcher)
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2015 Festival | Un Buen Carnicero (A Good Butcher)

An immigrant butcher reveals how freedom is tied to convenience on the eve of July 4th.

2015 Festival | Vimana
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2015 Festival | Vimana

Two astronauts cope with their captain's death during a mission to a new habitable planet.

2015 | Film Festival Trailer
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2015 | Film Festival Trailer

From the home of indie films: 25 short films in one exciting showcase.