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25 films. 3 weeks. July 11-July 29

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Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory

Artist Day Jobs: Emily Lynch Victory

Emily Lynch Victory cracks the code of complex math in her paintings.

Bottle

Bottle

Two characters engage in a charming transoceanic conversation via objects in a bottle.

Capoeira

Capoeira

Capoeira is the challenge Memo never imagined. Letting go is a gift he never expected.

GoldStar

GoldStar

A young daughter dedicates a love song to a female teacher. A mother must face her biases.

Greenlight

Greenlight

This film captures an actor’s conversation about the lack of diversity in filmmaking.

Home is a Hotel

Home is a Hotel

A glimpse into family life living in an 80 sq ft SRO in San Francisco's Chinatown.

I Am a Winter Cyclist

I Am a Winter Cyclist

From riding to school to hitting the trail, snow doesn't slow down this cyclist.

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST | Star Lotulelei

IN FOOTBALL WE TRUST | Star Lotulelei

Star Lotulelei is a starting defensive tackle for the Carolina Panthers.

Jose and Mr. Ramos

Jose and Mr. Ramos

Meet 3rd grader Jose Ansaldo and his teacher Oscar Ramos—both sons of migrant farm workers

Love is in the Fair

Love is in the Fair

Teen courtship rituals unfold and romance blooms at a rural North Carolina county fair.

Ma

Ma

A grandmother's mission to survive her worst fear. Being alone.

My Gal, Rosemarie

My Gal, Rosemarie

Rosemarie’s single wish for her 90th birthday is an In N Out burger with her husband Ray.

Peppermint

Peppermint

Samantha must convince her father to bring her favorite pet as they leave their farm.

Put Me to Suffering

Put Me to Suffering

How do we live? How do we die? A reverend shares his decision to forego cancer treatment.

2016 Festival | Room 618

2016 Festival | Room 618

A businessman planning to leave town crosses paths with a woman who isn’t what she seems.

Salt to Sand: A Profile on Cara Despain

Salt to Sand: A Profile on Cara Despain

Cara Despain discusses the landscape images, concepts, and words that shape her artwork.

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

StoryCorps: Traffic Stop

A black man in Denver recalls nearly losing his life after a traffic stop with the police.

The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger

The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger

Dinosaurs have invaded Earth, but neither Tommy nor Stacey care anymore.

 The Medicine Game 2: 4 Brothers 1 Dream

The Medicine Game 2: 4 Brothers 1 Dream

Miles Thompson shows us how he defied the odds to reach the top of the lacrosse world.

The Moped Diaries

The Moped Diaries

When a new bridge is built a boy has to come to grips with change and opportunity.

Que Lejos Estoy (How Far I Am)

Que Lejos Estoy (How Far I Am)

Que Lejos Estoy is a short documentary about the assimilation of the filmmaker's family.

The Scar

The Scar

A trip to the corner store stirs a surprising decision within one little girl.

The Superlative Light

The Superlative Light

Photographer Robert Shults went from being a homeless dreamer to a home-owning artist.

Teachers

Teachers

A dedicated high school teacher goes to desperate lengths to aid a struggling student.

Unearthing the Old Village

Unearthing the Old Village

Archeologists race to preserve artifacts being washed away by coastal erosion.

2016 PBS Film Festival Extended Trailer

2016 PBS Film Festival Extended Trailer

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

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