Film School Shorts

From dramas to rom-coms, watch award-winning short films that bring you Hollywood quality without the three-hour run time. Film School Shorts is a weekly series showcasing indie films with blockbuster talent, including Frances Conroy, Anna Camp, and more!

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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

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Let's Be Gentle

03:25

A daughter's abusive father is released from prison.



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Hard Candy

07:25

An animated noir film that follows a mysterious mission through Oakland.

The Stick

03:48

A boy grows up in fear of a boomerang that never came back in this animated classic.

Gwen

08:43

A woman is obsessed with eggs and winning "Best Dish" at the annual Blue Briar Fair.

The Scar

06:20

A young girl on the brink of adolescence makes a discovery at the corner store.

Young Adult

17:43

A teenage girl with cerebral palsy is caught breaking the rules for her crush.

How Far She Went

13:43

An unflinching look at family, sacrifice, and the lengths we will go for those we love.