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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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    • Fremont Peak Tower Maintenance

      *UPDATE: The tower crew will work the Fremont peak tower as of 11am, Thursday, Nov 30th. We will need to lower power on KQET, Channel 25, to 25% at 10:30am through 4-5pm. Thank you for your patience!

    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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