PBS Short Film Festival

Official Trailer

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 2023 festival features “Stories in bloom” which represents growing and changing narratives.

Official Trailer


  • Two Bears: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Two Bears

    S2023 E24 - 18m 18s

    Casey TwoBears is a Marine Corps veteran, ex-junkie, and former county inmate. While working as a janitor for a boxing gym, Casey volunteers be the sparring partner for the local “champ” in order to prove his worth as a warrior in the ring, but also to prove himself as the modern warrior that his daughter and granddaughter can depend on.

  • Bertie the Brilliant: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Bertie the Brilliant

    S2023 E22 - 25m 20s

    A young boy takes on more chores and odd jobs around his neighborhood to raise money for a ticket to a magic show, but when his grandma loses her job, he is faced with a difficult decision.

  • Dream Carriers: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Dream Carriers

    S2023 E21 - 7m

    Framed through the migration of monarch butterflies, a college-bound Chicana reflects on the generations of women before her.

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