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 ...
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.