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America Reframed Previous Broadcasts

Follow The Leader (Episode #126)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

A political coming-of-age documentary about three boys who want to be President. Over three life-changing years, each rethinks his beliefs and discovers who he truly wants to be as an adult.

La Americana (Episode #103)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

When nine-year-old Carla suffers a life-threatening accident, her mother, Carmen, must leave her behind and make the dangerous and illegal journey from Bolivia to the U.S., where she hopes to earn enough to save her daughter's life. Working in New York to support Carla's medical needs, Carmen struggles in vain to legalize her immigration status, and wrestles with the prospect of never seeing her daughter again. Then, after six years of separation, Congress proposes "amnesty" legislation that could allow Carmen and Carla to be reunited at last. Filmed across three countries in a captivating cinematic narrative, LA AMERICANA is Carmen's story, and the story of millions of illegal immigrants who must leave their families behind to pursue the elusive American dream.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 30, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

90 Miles (Episode #112)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

Probing and thoughtful, Juan Carlos Zaldvar's personal memoir offers a rare glimpse into Cuba, a country as mythologized to Americans as the US is to the rest of the world. The Cuban-born filmmaker recounts the strange fate that brought him as a teenage communist to exile in Miami in 1980 during the dramatic Mariel boatlift. Zaldvar uses news clips, family photos and home movies to depict the emotional journey of an immigrant father and son struggling to understand the historical and individual forces shaping their relationships and identities in a new country. A Latino Public Broadcasting (LPB) Co-presentation. A Diverse Voices Project Selection.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 23, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Red Without Blue (Episode #111)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

The intimate bond between two identical twin brothers is challenged when one decides to transition from male to female; this is the story of their evolving relationship, and the resurrection of their family from a darker past.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 16, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 10, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Trembling Before God (Episode #116)

KQED World: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 -- 9:00 PM

A cinematic portrait of various gay Orthodox Jews who struggle to reconcile their faith and their sexual orientation.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 9, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jun 8, 2013 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 3, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
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