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
Express Yourself (Episode #310H)
KQED 9: Fri, Aug 12, 2016 -- 11:00 PM
Nani (American Film Institute) - While doing community service, a young graffiti artist befriends an elderly woman and introduces her to the exhilarating rush of tagging. Directed by Justin Tipping.
Little Favour (University of Southern California) - Like poetry in motion, a single leaf morphs from clay to pencil to paper as it blows through a series of imaginative worlds. Directed by Yawen Zheng.
- KQED 9: Mon, Aug 15, 2016 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 14, 2016 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED 9: Sat, Aug 13, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
It's in the Blood (Episode #309H)
KQED 9: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 -- 11:00 PM
Lambing Season (Columbia University) - Determined to meet the father who left her before she was born, a woman travels to Ireland, hoping it will help her understand his decision. Directed by Jeannie Donohoe. A Series of Kinetic Sets Tell a Story (University of Michigan) - Beautifully rendered cardboard sets and characters and a seemingly weightless camera capture an astonishing voyage of immigration, love, and World War II in a single take. Directed by Shannon Kohlitz.
- KQED 9: Mon, Aug 8, 2016 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Aug 7, 2016 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED 9: Sat, Aug 6, 2016 -- 5:00 AM
Responsible Parties (Episode #308H)
KQED 9: Mon, Aug 1, 2016 -- 5:30 AM
Disaster Preparedness (University of California Los Angeles) - A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. Directed by Melissa Finell.
Humpty (New York University) - In time to a classic Harry Nilsson soundtrack, slacker Dean decides to revisit an old high school experiment in his quest to prove his parenting abilities to his pregnant girlfriend. Directed by Clare Sackler.