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Enter The Faun (Episode #504)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Tracing the unlikely collaboration between a veteran choreographer and a young actor with cerebral palsy, this story challenges the boundaries of medicine and art to prove that every body is capable of miraculous transformation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 29, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Divide In Concord (Episode #407)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

The year was 1775 in Concord, Massachusetts when colonists fired the infamous 'shot heard round the world' that began the American Revolution. One hundred years later, the work of local resident Henry David Thoreau began the environmental movement. And now, the spirit of revolution has returned to town. Jean Hill, a fiery 84-year-old widow and mother of four, wants to ban the sale of bottled water from Concord. Her path begins when her grandson tells her about the disastrous environmental effects of the empty plastic bottles Jean presents a bylaw to ban the sale of single-serve plastic bottles at the 2010 and 2011 Town Meetings. After losing by seven votes in 2011, she vows to continue the crusade with neighbor and Harvard Law Grad, Jill Appel. If enacted, the law would be the first of its kind in the world. But all are not in agreement with the ban. Merchants are wary of the bylaw. Philanthropist, mother, model and celebrity publicist Adriana Cohen takes the fight to the spotlight, calling the ban an attack on freedom. With billions of dollars at stake, The International Bottled Water Association sends in the cavalry. The town is abuzz as Patriot's Day celebrations begin. War re-enactors take the field, cannons fire at dawn, and the parades commence. April's Town Meeting provides the stage for Concord's latest battle. From the town that began America and Environmentalism, springs a new Revolution.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 26, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 25, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 25, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 22, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Radical Grace (Episode #503)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

When the Vatican reprimands U.S. nuns, citing their "radical feminism, " three U.S. Catholic activist nuns ponder what it means for them to be devoted to a historically male-driven institution like the Vatican. United by common bonds, the nuns' courageous work follows social teachings of justice, equality, and freedom from poverty and oppression.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 18, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 15, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

In The Game (Episode #421)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

The the ups and downs of a girls' soccer team reveal the very real obstacles that low-income students confront in their quest for higher education. Set in a primarily Hispanic neighborhood, Kelly High School on Chicago's south side is an inner city public school struggling to provide the basics for their students, many of whom do not make it to college, either because they cannot compete academically or because their families do not have the financial resources to send them to college. The girls face an uneven playing field - or in the case of the girls at Kelly High School, no soccer field at all - little or no support, problems at home, uncertain futures, discrimination, and poverty, but remain undaunted thanks to their teammates and the dedicated mentoring of their coach.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 12, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

By Blood (Episode #424)

KQED World: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

By Blood chronicles American Indians of African descent as they battle to regain their tribal citizenship. The film explores the impact of this battle, which has manifested into a broader conflict about race, identity, and the sovereign rights of indigenous people. The film demonstrates both sides of the battle, the shared emotional impact of the issue, and the rising urgency of the debate: a Native American and African American history has been overlooked, and a tribal body feels as though their sovereignty is under siege.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Mar 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Mar 1, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
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    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

    • Planned KQET (DT25) outage: early Sun 12/18 apx 1am

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Due to maintenance and software update work being done by one of the paid signal providers, KQET-25 will need to go off the air for apx 15-30 minutes at apx 1am.

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