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  1. Hollow Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 29, 2013

    Filmmaker Lisa Robinson gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week’s FUTURESTATES short, Hollow, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org.Watch Hollow | Premiering May 29 | FUTURESTATES on PBS. See more from FutureStates.Hollow came out of thoughts I had about my everyday internet experience, in which

  2. The Living Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 22, 2013

    Filmmaker Julian Breece gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week’s FUTURESTATES short, The Living, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org.The Living is a film about human isolation and, specifically, how shifts in the frequency and quality of human interaction might shape the American future. For

  3. Promised Land Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 8, 2013

    Director Joe Turner Lin gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind this week's FUTURESTATES short, Promised Land, which is available to stream for free at futurestates.tv and on pbs.org. My parents emigrated from Taiwan in the 1960s and I was raised with the narrative – some might say “mythology” – that America truly was a Land of Opportunity: a

  4. Refuge Premieres on FUTURESTATES

    May 2, 2013

    This week's FUTURESTATES short depicts a future where a cyber attack on the United States Immigration database puts a young woman, Sonia, at risk of being deported back to Iran - but remaining in the U.S. may come at a greater price than she's willing to pay. Director Mohammad Gorjestani gives us this inside look at the inspiration behind the short film, which

  5. One Wish One Hundred Years

    January 11, 2013

    Wish For The Future is a creative platform to empower everyone to shape the world around them and create a better future now. Creator Lance Weiler shares his plans for the new transmedia project and some of the wishes for 2013. As another year passes, many are thinking ahead to the next 12 months and what 2013 will bring. But what about a future beyond 2013? What