Hit that SUBSCRIBE button! http://www.bit.ly/FSSYouTubeWatch more films here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgpmoh4BHEKUp9zLQn85jVlMFTiiscrusBehind-the-Scenes of 'Pearl Was Here': https://youtu.be/X_MvU2UmmVcPEARL WAS HERE: A scraggly young girl hides from her mother in a claw machine. A short film by Kate Marks. Made at CalArts.http://kqed.org/filmschoolshortsIn your standard arcade claw machine, there are treasures just out of reach. But not for young Pearl. Answering the call of plush animals and seeing an opportunity to escape a troubled family, the scraggly girl slips away from her mother and climbs into the safe and sealed environment of the claw booth. Mommy doesn’t take this too well. A film by Kate Marks. Principal Cast: Miana Abramson, Brady Allen, Cara Danielle Brown, Rachel Caselli, and Sharon Eisman.Visit our Website: http://www.kqed.org/fssLike us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FilmSchoolShortsFollow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/FilmSchoolShortFilm 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. Film School Shorts is a production of @KQED .