PBS Online Film Festival

Now entering its 10th year, the PBS Short Film Festival is a celebration of independent films and filmmaking. Join us in exploring an incredible selection of 25 captivating films about identity, society, culture, family, race, and humanity in this annual showcase of powerful and unexpected stories.

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Atomic Cafe

10:24

An unlikely family-owned restaurant in Little Tokyo becomes a hot L.A. punk hangout.



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Ta Hasso

05:45

Members of the Kutturan Chamoru Foundation meet virtually to create an in-language chant.

Kapaemahu

08:35

The hidden history of four healing stones on Waikiki Beach, and the transgender spirits.

Story of Your Life

04:52

What would you do if you only had 15 minutes left on Earth to live?

PHONY

08:38

SUNNY, a young woman with anger management issues, has a troublesome grocery experience.

Migratruse

09:57

Powerful dance performance at Alabama plantation repurposed for reconciliation and art.

Forward Journey

04:52

A surreal film following a woman as she unravels the mystery of what happened to her.