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Beep

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

All Inclusive

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

Happy Hounds

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

Do Not Disturb

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

Sweetheart Dancers

Two-Spirit couple rewrite the rules of Native American culture.

Birth of Afrobeat

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

Quilt Fever

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

How Turfing Became Synonymous with Oakland

Turf dancers combine abrupt, angular movements with graceful footwork.

You Know the Drill

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

Knocking Down the Fences

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

Edwin

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

Paddle Together

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

Standing Above the Clouds

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

One Way

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

The Seed Saver

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

We Gon' Be Alright

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

Embers

Two mothers with sons in trouble at school face a racist high school administration.

A Night at the Garden

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

The History of White People in America

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

Celestia Morgan

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

Preston's Gone

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

To Infinity

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

In This Family

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

Joyride

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

Maria

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

About PBS Short Film Festival

Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations and ITVS and POV. This year's festival includes collaborations with a wide variety of public television producers. Starting July 13, viewers can once again watch, vote and share their favorites. Find out how to vote for your favorites at pbs.org/filmfestival

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