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Ninos De La Memoria (Episode #605)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

This documentary tells the story of the search for hundreds of children who disappeared during the Salvadoran Civil War. Many were survivors of massacres carried out by the US-trained Salvadoran army. Taken away from the massacre sites by soldiers, some grew up in orphanages or were adopted abroad, losing their history and identity. This film weaves together 3 separate yet intertwined journeys in the search for family, identity and justice in El Salvador, and asks the larger question: How can a post-war society right the wrongs of the past?

Lakshmi and Me (Episode #503)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 2:00 AM

Have you ever dreamed of being waited on hand and foot? For the past six years, Lakshmi has been working for Nishtha as a part-time maid in Mumbai. Against the backdrop of a culture where "servants" are often treated as social inferiors, Nishtha begins making a film with Lakshmi. In a deeply personal portrait, the film takes a hard look at the caste system and how Lakshmi manages to flourish despite such social boundaries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Unmistaken Child (Episode #604)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

When one of Tibet's greatest monks passes away, his shy, gifted disciple must complete a monumental task assigned by the Dalai Lama: to find the child who is the reincarnation of his master.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 12:30 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Lakshmi and Me (Episode #503)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Have you ever dreamed of being waited on hand and foot? For the past six years, Lakshmi has been working for Nishtha as a part-time maid in Mumbai. Against the backdrop of a culture where "servants" are often treated as social inferiors, Nishtha begins making a film with Lakshmi. In a deeply personal portrait, the film takes a hard look at the caste system and how Lakshmi manages to flourish despite such social boundaries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

When Hari Got Married (Episode #603)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone.

Lakshmi and Me (Episode #503)

KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Have you ever dreamed of being waited on hand and foot? For the past six years, Lakshmi has been working for Nishtha as a part-time maid in Mumbai. Against the backdrop of a culture where "servants" are often treated as social inferiors, Nishtha begins making a film with Lakshmi. In a deeply personal portrait, the film takes a hard look at the caste system and how Lakshmi manages to flourish despite such social boundaries.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 25, 2013 -- 8:00 AM

When Hari Got Married (Episode #603)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

Hari, a 30-year-old taxi driver in the Indian Himalayas, is getting married to a girl he has never met but has fallen in love with over the mobile phone.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 18, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Garbage Dreams (Episode #602)

KQED World: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 7:00 AM

The world's largest garbage village is just outside Cairo. The "Zabaleen" (Arabic for "garbage people") recycle 80 percent of the trash they collect, but now multinational corporations threaten their livelihood.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 11, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 1:00 PM

Where Heaven Meets Hell (Episode #601)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Four sulfur miners working at an active volcano in Indonesia search for meaning in their daily struggles and triumphs. This intimate portrait chronicles their attempts to escape the social ills that haunt their community.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jun 4, 2013 -- 2:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 7:00 AM
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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • early Thurs 12/08: planned KQED DT9s Over the Air outages

      (DT9.1 through 9.3) KQED will be performing maintenance at Sutro Tower in the overnight hours early Thursday 12/08. We are expecting a few power interruptions to take place and KQED will need to be off air for these. The outages are expected to be brief.

    • Wed 11/30: planned momentary outages of DT54 over the air signal

      (this is a continuation of the work originally announced for 11/28, which was not completed on Tuesday.) At some point during the morning of Wednesday Nov. 30th, the KQEH transmitter will switch from its main antenna to the auxillary one, to allow for the safety of workers doing maintenance for another TV station on the […]

    • Tues 11/29: DT54 Over the Air Signal restored

      Repairs have been completed on today’s transmitter issue, and the signals for DT54.1 through 54.5 have been restored.

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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