Through The Eyes of a Child
A school janitor hears the voice of God coming from his bottle of cleaning fluid - then things get strange. Amidst the uproar of concerned parents, teachers and reporters, a young girl opens her ears and mind to discover what everyone else has overlooked.
Length: 17 minutes
In the Mirror in the Sky (En el espejo del cielo)
A small boy fantasizes about catching an airplane he sees reflected in a pond. With the help of a vivid imagination, he captures the plane in a box. He learns the hard way that not everything is meant to be caught. Fortunately for him, nothing is as liberating as the imagination of a child.
Length: 10 minutes
A Feeling Called Glory
An unusual summer friendship blossoms between two misfit girls. They have unique and opposing outlooks on coping with loss - and with each other. This life-affirming tale is based on the short story "Presbyterian Crosswalk," by Barbara Gowdy.
Length: 24 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.