PBS Online Film Festival

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Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations, POV and collaborations with public television producers. Find out how to vote for your favorites at pbs.org/filmfestival

The PBS Online Film Festival is partially funded by The National Endowment for the Arts

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Episodes 97

Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2017 Ep11: Maria

PBS Online Film Festival

S2017 Ep11: Maria

When a crisis strikes, a Polynesian matriarch must find the strength to lead her family.

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S2017 Ep11: Maria

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2017 Ep12: Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

PBS Online Film Festival

S2017 Ep12: Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

A visceral snapshot of how inmates survive solitary confinement.

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S2017 Ep12: Our Voices Are Rarely Heard

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2017 Ep13: A Thousand Midnights

PBS Online Film Festival

S2017 Ep13: A Thousand Midnights

A Thousand Midnights is an experimental exploration of the legacy of the Great Migration.

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S2017 Ep13: A Thousand Midnights

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2017 Ep14: Canyon Skating

PBS Online Film Festival

S2017 Ep14: Canyon Skating

The Black Hills may lack good skiing, but they provide miles of streams to ice-skate.

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S2017 Ep14: Canyon Skating

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Previews 6

Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2017: Official Trailer

PBS Online Film Festival

S2017: Official Trailer

From fact to fiction, these films offer surprising stories only PBS can tell.

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S2017: Official Trailer

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2016: 2016 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

PBS Online Film Festival

S2016: 2016 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

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

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S2016: 2016 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2015: 2015 | Film Festival Trailer

PBS Online Film Festival

S2015: 2015 | Film Festival Trailer

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

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S2015: 2015 | Film Festival Trailer

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Video thumbnail: PBS Online Film Festival S2014: 2014 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

PBS Online Film Festival

S2014: 2014 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

This summer, watch 25 films guaranteed to amaze, move and excite you.

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S2014: 2014 | Film Festival Extended Trailer

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