A man encounters a Spanish pirate who is digging a hole in the man's lawn in search of treasure. So what's the big deal, you say? Did we forget to mention that it takes place in present-day Berkeley, Calif.? Directed by Bay Area filmmaker Tony Liano.
Length: 7 minutes
Treachery of Images
This is a journey into reality - all of them. A very original and suspenseful drama that forces us to examine what's real and what's an illusion.
Length: 18 minutes
Within all of us live multiple personalities. When the world of our Dreamer collides with that of our Realist, the Dreamer is, fatefully, doomed. But the real tragedy is our failure to recognize that the one really destroying us is another, overlooked, resident - our Doubter.
Length: 15 minutes
You say you like to watch? Never has an audience been so brought to task for their voyeurism as in this short. The film forces an apathetic audience to examine their own responsibility for the lies they consume and readily obey. Prepare yourself for a roller coaster ride of gravity-defying camera choreography.
Length: 14 minutes
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Drought Watch 2015: Record-Low Sierra Snowpack
The Sierra Nevada snowpack, which typically supplies nearly a third of California's water, is showing the lowest water content on record: 6 percent of the long-term average for April 1. That shatters last year's low-water mark of 25 percent (tied with 1977).
"Boomtown" History of the San Francisco Bay Area
KQED's "Boomtown" series will seek to identify what is happening in real time in the current boom, and also draw out the causes and possible solutions to the conflicts and pressures between the old and the new.