Season 2020

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PBS Short Film Festival

Beep

A man spends his final days fixing machines until he finds a robot who wants to fix him.

Beep

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PBS Short Film Festival

All Inclusive

A pointed commentary on luxury, excess, and what some people consider fun.

All Inclusive

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PBS Short Film Festival

Happy Hounds

Linda Domer facilitates Happy Hounds prison dog program at a correctional institution.

Happy Hounds

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PBS Short Film Festival

Do Not Disturb

Do Not Disturb touches on the dangers and possible outcomes of texting while driving.

Do Not Disturb

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PBS Short Film Festival

Birth of Afrobeat

Birth of Afrobeat tells how Nigerian drummers created the Afrobeat genre.

Birth of Afrobeat

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PBS Short Film Festival

Quilt Fever

Quilt week in Paducah, Kentucky draws all walks of life.

Quilt Fever

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PBS Short Film Festival

You Know the Drill

Active shooter drills help prepare some students. But do they do more harm than good?

You Know the Drill

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PBS Short Film Festival

Knocking Down the Fences

The story of AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove.

Knocking Down the Fences

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PBS Short Film Festival

Edwin

Edwin Debrow Jr. murdered a cab driver when he was 12. He was sentenced to forty-years.

Edwin

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PBS Short Film Festival

Paddle Together

Breast cancer survivors find support and friendship in a unique sport: Dragon Boat Racing.

Paddle Together

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PBS Short Film Festival

Standing Above the Clouds

Native Hawaiian mother-daughter activist stand to protect their sacred mountain Mauna Kea.

Standing Above the Clouds

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PBS Short Film Festival

One Way

A man decides he needs to get away from his overheated office to a colder climate.

One Way

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PBS Short Film Festival

The Seed Saver

Kristyn Leach dives into the process of growing grains and explores her Korean roots.

The Seed Saver

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PBS Short Film Festival

We Gon' Be Alright

Jeff Chang hangs out with rapper, dancer and performer Isaiah Phillips (Randy McPhly).

We Gon' Be Alright

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PBS Short Film Festival

Embers

Two boys in trouble at school face a racist high school administration.

Embers

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PBS Short Film Festival

A Night at the Garden

In 1939, Americans rallied in Madison Square Garden to celebrate the rise of Nazism.

A Night at the Garden

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PBS Short Film Festival

The History of White People in America

This film examines how skin color has come to define race in our country.

The History of White People in America

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PBS Short Film Festival

Celestia Morgan

Birmingham based conceptual photographer uses image to exercise and amplify her voice.

Celestia Morgan

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PBS Short Film Festival

Preston's Gone

A veteran with mental illness is killed by police after requesting medical transport.

Preston's Gone

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PBS Short Film Festival

To Infinity

A dying father helps his young daughter carry an imaginary mission into space.

To Infinity

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PBS Short Film Festival

In This Family

Ten years after being outed by his teacher, a gay man revisits his family's reactions.

In This Family

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PBS Short Film Festival

Joyride

Teen Latina sisters break their grandmother out of assisted living for one last joyride.

Joyride

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PBS Short Film Festival

Maria

A young woman is pushed to the edge when she returns home to care for her suicidal father.

Maria