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    Boys and Their Pets

    This episode includes:

    Chicken Heads by Bassam Ali Jarbawi
    Bunny by Robert Snow


    Chicken Heads
    USA/Palestine
    A prized sheep goes missing from a poor farmer's land. His 11 year old son is the only one who knows what happened. Young Yousef learns a harsh lesson when he tries to cover up the truth. Written and directed by Bassam Ali Jarbawi. Principal cast: Qusai Abu-Eid, Mohammad Abu-Eid, Atef Al-Akhras and Hussein Nakhleh.
    - To learn more about the filmmaker, go to bassamjarbawi.com.
    - Watch an interview with the filmmaker, below.

    Bunny
    USA
    A naïve young boy ventures into a rough part of town to retrieve his stolen pet bunny. Understanding and forgiveness are big words when you're a little child. Writer/director Robert Snow offers a gritty, touching and uncompromising look at class differences in a tough Philadelphia suburb. Based on a true story. When the filmmaker was 8-years old, someone stole his rabbit. Principal cast: John Barbieri, Scott Clark, Griffin Hyde, Brooke Hoover and Natalie Toth.
    - Watch an interview with the filmmaker, below.

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    [Original air date: Sat, May 21, 2011]

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