On June 16 the third annual PBS Online Film Festival kicked off. Running through July 31, 2014 the festival is comprised of *25* short films culled from “Independent Lens,” “POV,” and other collaborative efforts with public broadcasting producers.The press release issued by PBS explains:
The PBS Online Film Festival showcases powerful stories from filmmakers across the country while providing an opportunity to reach an engaged and digitally savvy audience. Attracting more than one million video streams and more than 50,000 votes in its first two years, the PBS Online Film Festival has become a popular annual online event…
The films will be available for streaming across all PBS digital platforms, including PBS.org, Roku, Xbox, YouTube and PBS social media channels. Viewers are encouraged to vote for their favorite film to win the “People’s Choice” award. For updates on the festival, follow #PBSolff on Twitter.
All of the films are free and readily available for you to start watching! Check them out on the PBS Online Film Festival site.