Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Detroit Public Television launches the PBS Online Film Festival in Detroit

Detroit's Public Television Channel 56 notes:

Detroit Public Television launches the PBS Online Film Festival in Detroit

The 2015 Festival Runs through July 17th

Detroit is a city filled with storytellers.  Now DPTV and PBS are working together to  gather and celebrate our best online/video storyteller through the PBS Online Film Festival.

Detroit Public TV’s commitment to promoting the film community continues with the 2015 PBS Online Film Festival, which began Monday and continues through July 17th, 2015!

Since its launch in 2012, the PBS Online Film Festival has featured diverse films from PBS member stations, POV and collaborations with public television producers, including the Center for Asian American Media, Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB), National Black Programming Consortium (NBPC), Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC), and Vision Maker Media. The PBS Online Film Festival has attracted more than one million video streams and more than 100,000 votes over the first three years.

Get ready to watch 25 new documentaries that will amaze, move and excite you! Like/Follow Detroit Public Television on Facebook & Twitter for daily updates about these wonderful films.

Watch, vote for and then share the films!

Today’s featured film is "11-Minute Mile,” which you can watch by visiting http://to.pbs.org/1CaW3t2!   

Visit the PBS Online Film Festival’s website here: http://www.pbs.org/filmfestival/home/

Check back daily for more films to watch, discuss and share.