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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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    • Comcast channel moves, Monterey/Salinas & Sacramento/Fairfield

      As of Tuesday 8/25, Comcast/Xfinity has moved four of KQED’s channels to new numbers in two of its service areas. The new info is: Monterey-Salinas: 371 – KQED World 372 – KQED Kids 373 – KQED Life 374 – KQED V-Me Sacramento, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Travis AFB and Vacaville: 390 – KQED World 391 – […]

    • Sutro Tower Annual Maintenance, week of 8/24 daytime

      (may affect Over the Air signal for KQED DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) The Sutro Tower team will be doing their annual tower check and maintenance work this week, meaning that all stations may be switching back and forth from their main antenna to their auxiliary antenna between 9am and 4pm. Work should conclude no later than […]

    • Comcast/Xfinity Ch10 audio, Monday 7/20 evening

      UPDATE: Comcast was able to resolve their technical glitch apx 10:45pm * * * * * We are aware that at least during the early part of the evening of Monday 7/20, the audio is out of sync on Comcast/Xfinity channel 10, their basic cable service. This problem still exists as of 8:10pm. We have […]

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

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