Film School Shorts
This KQED-produced series showcases the best shorts from film schools across the country. From quirky comedies to slice-of-life dramas to hard-hitting thrillers, emerging filmmakers offer new perspectives from a new generation. Film School Shorts is your access to the film festival experience.
Film School Shorts Previous Broadcasts
This Perfect World (Episode #202H)
KQED 9: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
SHORT TERM 12 (San Diego State University) One eventful day at a group home for at risk adolescents turns into a personal journey for the head counselor, who must balance violent quarrels with a birthday celebration. Directed by Destin Cretton.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS (Ringling College of Art and Design) A little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos with the help of someone very special to her. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Directed and produced by Lindsey St. Pierre, Kate Reynolds, and Ashley Graham.
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 18, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED 9: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 15, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
Together Alone (Episode #201H)
KQED 9: Mon, Apr 7, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
WILL (CalArts) On 9/11, a young girl wishes she could go back in time. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Directed by Eusong Lee.
UNDER (Columbia University) A recovering drug addict and her fiance journey to a remote country cabin so she can get clean. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Written and directed by Mark Raso.
- KQED 9: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Apr 13, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED Life: Sat, Apr 12, 2014 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED Life: Fri, Apr 11, 2014 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 9, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 8, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
Creature Comforts (Episode #109H)
KQED Plus: Wed, Apr 2, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
Caterwaul (CalArts) and Josephine and the Roach (USC): An aging fisherman seeking closure over the death of his wife develops an unusual relationship with a lobster. A short film by Ian Samuels. A surreal, offbeat story about a cockroach who falls in love with the woman whose apartment he infests. They make beautiful music together, but her brutish husband stands in the way of their happiness. A short film by John Langager.