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Youth Filmmaker Show (Volume One)

Youth Filmmaker Show Double Vida Two countries, one teen and her journey discovering that home does not need to be a place. USA, 2019 / In English and Spanish (w/English subtitles) / Sharleny Gonzalez (age 15?) of Real to Reel Film School – Lynn, MA / 2 min / Documentary Ceci N’est Toujours Pas Une…

BE STRONG. BE KIND.

BE STRONG. BE KIND. 2020 Empathy allows us to understand and share the feelings of others. Some people have it while others… well let’s say they might need to practice. The stories on this reel hopefully inspire you to see/feel things in another way. They include the extraordinary measures a whale tries to help a…

Bodies in Motion 2020

Bodies in Motion 2020 People express so much through their body language. Sometimes it’s planned like a dance, other times it’s a spontaneous reaction to an environment, or a protest to an injustice done. Be warned that after watching these films you might be inspired to “speak” a different body language. This reel includes a…

Bizarro!

There are some films you finish watching and your only response is, “What was THAT?! Let’s watch it again!” Those films are BIZARRO!. You will ruminate on why slugs have no legs.. what it might look like if letters on signs succumbed to gravity and wonder why is Teddy Roosevelt in this film?! Filmmakers think…

Magic Carpet Ride

Magic Carpet Ride 2020 Jump on the PCFF magic carpet and get ready to ride! Every year we explore the cinematic wonders of the world from many different countries. No genie needed! The stories this year include giraffes giving some sound basketball shooting tips to an elephant, a group of forest animals having their own…

More Than A Selfie

More Than A Selfie 2020 How many selfies do you take and like? You are so much more than one image could capture. This shorts compilation shares stories of developing or accepting one’s own identity. The stories from around the world include a young woman who is torn wanting to do well at school but…

Passionate Pursuits 2020

Passionate Pursuits Collection short synopsis: People with a passion so strong, they live, practice, or focus more effort towards their goal than anything else they know. Get inspired, do stuff! This reel includes a muralist that wants to inspire creative action, two Palestinian boys needing one more soccer card for their collection and a flamingo…

Romy’s Salon

Romy’s recently divorced mom needs help with after school daycare for ten-year-old Romy. Her grandmother  Stinereluctantly offers to look after her granddaughter in her apartment above her hair salon. This arrangement allows Romy to see her Grandmother in a completely different light. At first witnessing Stine’s emotional aloofness and careless, forgetful ways she quickly comes…

Rocca Changes the World

Raised since infancy at a German astronaut training facility can lead to some interesting personality traits. Self reliant, confident and one of a kind could all be said to describe 11 year old Rocca. With her father on a space mission she must now attend a normal school for the first time.  Her carefree and…