From the Mouths of Babes
On his way to an important meeting, Walter bumps into a child he has never seen before. 6 year old Yuri insists on Walter taking him to school ... and keeps calling him daddy. In an attempt to clear up the confusion and to get rid of the little nuisance, Walter starts a search for Yuri's mother with surprising results. Ulrike Grote directed this Student Academy Award winning film. Principal cast: Peter Jordan, Maximilian Werner and Monica Bleibtreu.
To read an interview with the filmmaker visit german-films.de.
Little Girl Waiting
Eight year old Angelica wanders around the airport looking for her parents. She corners Carlos and Ana, two strangers who have never met before, and tells them they are her parents. They both have planes to catch and don't know what to make of this strange little girl. This is writer/director Esteban Reyes first film. Principal cast: Maria Fernanda Urdapilleta, Juan Rios, Julio Casado and Ximena Rubio.
This program is not currently scheduled for broadcast.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
KQED Celebrates Black History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the diversity of our community by commemorating Black History Month. During February, KQED Public TV 9 and KQED 88.5 FM schedule programs that focus on African American themes and issues.
"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.