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Family member reveals personal experiences never shared before with their loved ones.

Twice as Likely

Why are Black infants twice as likely as White infants to die before their first birthday?

Amplified Voices

A community public mural project amplifies the voices of local artists.

The First Monument

The First Monument explores the commission of a bust of Mr. Newton.

Osage Murders

A documentary focusing on the events that occurred on the Osage reservation in the 1920s.

I'm Free, Now You Are Free

A story about the reunion and repair between a formerly incarcerated political prisoner.

Disrupted Borders

A coming-of-age story about two best friends living on the US-Mexico border.

Ka Ho'i

A Hawaiian War Veteran grapples with the struggles of growing older.

Ala Moana Boys

Five young men consider their futures and their families as they weigh the consequences.

83 and Alone

83 AND ALONE explores a community made empty because of water.

My Chinatown, With Aloha

Fourth-generation Chinese American explores family relationship to Honolulu's Chinatown.

Senior Prom

For Triangle Square retirement home residents, “senior” prom takes on a whole new meaning.

You Can’t Stop Spirit

The New Orleans Baby Doll maskers are a pivotal tradition of Black Mardi Gras.

Road to Step

A fraternity’s step team vies for the annual crown on campus.

Monograph: Lo Harris

Self taught illustrator has transformed her practice into a full time art career.

The Dig: Bmore Club

Baltimore's unique music and dance genre is poised for a post-pandemic comeback.

The Piñata

Mia finds it difficult to keep up appearances for her friends and family.

When I'm Her

Michael, once a ballet prodigy, finds refuge and liberation as his alter ego, Madame Olga.


A young Yezidi girl wrestles quietly with her traumatic memories of the Mediterranean Sea.

The Daily Aesthetics of Alexander Martin

A documentary about Alexander, a queer artist and drag queen living in Peoria, Illinois.

Kantan Hereru

A aging blacksmith tells stories from his past and shares the importance of his craft.

Wonderfully Made

A day in the life of Kash.

Chilly and Milly

The story of a diabetic father with kidney failure and his child.

17 Year Locust

Haitian immigrant Rene moves to Louisiana with his wife in hopes of a new life.

Salvando A Salvador

A dark comedy about three sisters who seek to do right by their deceased father.

Grilled Queso

A night in the life of a couple working in a food truck in the busiest areas in Austin.

About PBS Short Film Festival

The PBS Short Film Festival elevates the reach and visibility of independent filmmakers from across the country. Since its inception in 2012, hundreds of films celebrating love, acceptance, family, strength, equality, friendship, loyalty and more have been presented under the festival’s banner. The 2022 festival features “Stories that Stick” to highlight the impact of powerful storytelling.

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