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  1. Check Out Can’t Hold Me Back: A PBS Online Film Festival Selection

    March 14, 2013

    Documenting stories of inspiration and justice, Madeleine Blair and Betty Bastidas founded Maracuya Productions with the hope to bring about change. Their short film Can’t Hold Me Back, is a part of the American Graduate initiative, and is currently streaming as part of the PBS Online Film Festival.             Watch 2013 Festival | Can't Hold Me Back on

  2. Adrian Baker on Animating Native American Oral History

    March 13, 2013

    Originally posted on the Independent Lens BlogSometimes, the shameful chapters of our past deserve to be excavated through an animated short, the form du jour for oral history projects such as StoryCorps. From the PBS Online Film Festival, the short documentary Injunuity: Buried features the story of a Native American burial ground and shellmound

  3. Four ITVS Shorts Featured in PBS Online Film Festival

    March 1, 2013

    Beginning Monday, March 4, PBS will launch the second annual Online Film Festival, showcasing 25 short films from independent filmmakers. The festival will last through March 22 and can be accessed via the PBS website and PBS’s YouTube channel.            Watch 2013 | Film Festival Trailer on PBS. See more from PBS Online Film Festival.PBS announced

  4. FUTURESTATES Episode Caps PBS Online Shorts Festival

    March 28, 2012

    In the fifth and final week of the inaugural Online Shorts Festival, PBS will be wrapping up with Play, a mind-bending short film from the ITVS web series FUTURESTATES.Play, written and directed by David Kaplan and game designer Eric Zimmerman, imagines a not-too-distant future where video games have become indistinguishable from reality. It was a fan

  5. PBS Brings 'Sunshine' to Online Film Festival

    March 22, 2012

    The PBS Online Film Festival features 20 unique short films in various categories. From 'Girl Power' to 'Offbeat' and everywhere in between, PBS highlights the stories that only public media can tell.              Watch Sunshine: Single Dads on PBS. See more from PBS Online Film Festival.Dig deep into your roots and welcome diversity with this week's 'Who Are