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74 Square Meters (Episode #513)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 27, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Iselsa, Kathy, tribal leader Ivan, and 150 other marginalized families from Valparaiso, Chile, are chosen to participate in a social experiment that moves them into a middle-class neighborhood. But their new neighbors consider them delinquents who would endanger the neighborhood. Filmed over four years, this doc explores what happens when two worlds collide and looks at the struggles of attaining one's dreams.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 29, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Waiting for the Revolution (Episode #512)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

For more than 500 years, the indigenous people of the Andes have had to endure racism and discrimination. Now, with democracy on their side, the time has come for a change.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 22, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

A Son's Sacrifice (Episode #422)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 20, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

Imran, a young Muslim American, struggles to take over his father's neighborhood halal slaughterhouse in New York City.

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

The Collaborator and His Family (Episode #511)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

When an Palestinain collaborator for Israel is forced to leave Palestine, his family is denied permission to reside in Israel legally. Regarded as traitors by Palestine and abandoned by Israel, they are a family without a country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Mon, Jan 14, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

The Collaborator and His Family (Episode #511)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

When an Palestinain collaborator for Israel is forced to leave Palestine, his family is denied permission to reside in Israel legally. Regarded as traitors by Palestine and abandoned by Israel, they are a family without a country.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 15, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 13, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Carmen Meets Borat (Episode #318)

KQED World: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Director Mercedes Stalenhoef follows the life of 17-year-old Carmen. She lives in a gypsy village in Romania, where the men spend their days tying one on and exchanging coarse words in her father's bar. In the evenings, she watches a Spanish soap opera and dreams of a better life in Spain, where the men are romantic and decent. Her plan to emigrate falls to pieces when an American film crew descends on her village to shoot "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan." The village is used in the movie to show where the main character comes from and Borat depicts the villagers as primitive caricatures supposedly from Kazakhstan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Arusi Persian Wedding (Episode #510)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Set against the turbulent relationship between the US and Iran, this program captures the struggle and excitement as a couple plans a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran.

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Arusi Persian Wedding (Episode #510)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 8, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Set against the turbulent relationship between the US and Iran, this program captures the struggle and excitement as a couple plans a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran.

Carmen Meets Borat (Episode #318)

KQED World: Mon, Jan 7, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

Director Mercedes Stalenhoef follows the life of 17-year-old Carmen. She lives in a gypsy village in Romania, where the men spend their days tying one on and exchanging coarse words in her father's bar. In the evenings, she watches a Spanish soap opera and dreams of a better life in Spain, where the men are romantic and decent. Her plan to emigrate falls to pieces when an American film crew descends on her village to shoot "Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan." The village is used in the movie to show where the main character comes from and Borat depicts the villagers as primitive caricatures supposedly from Kazakhstan.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 9, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Arusi Persian Wedding (Episode #510)

KQED World: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Set against the turbulent relationship between the US and Iran, this program captures the struggle and excitement as a couple plans a Persian Islamic wedding in Iran.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jan 6, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Circus School (Episode #101)

KQED World: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Acrobatics is considered as the national quintessence of China. It has existed on this land for over a thousand years. This film relates the hard experiences of a group of children before they become acrobats. The Flying Trapeze Group and Handstand Group are training hard for the national contest. Under the same immense pressure, however, they end up differently. Children of the trapeze group win the championship heroically after conquering a number of difficulties. The handstand group gives up the contest because of the training fatigue. Meanwhile thirteen-year-old Cai Yong is engaged in a life and death battle against his own weight. After a few shrinks, to everybody's surprise, he gives a perfect first performance. This is a story about competition and survival.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 2, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Acrobat (Episode #509)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Fabrice Champion, a renowned trapeze artist, hit another acrobat in mid-air during a show and was paralyzed. Following years of rehabilitation therapy, he returned to the circus as director and teacher.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jan 16, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 1, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
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