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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Young Adult


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

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How Far She Went


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

Do You Hear The Frog?


Frogs have a dance party with their swamp pals in this cute animated short.

Girls N’ Boyze


Two sisters have their minds blown when their favorite boy band shows up at their work.



A new romance becomes complicated when a street musician loses her home.

Where Mothbloods Bloom


Two strangers make a connection while stranded at a truck stop.

The Sadness In Fish Food


Marian, a common goldfish, realizes the claustrophobic nature of the world around her.