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Holy Hipster (Episode #203)

KQED 9: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

DUVID (University of Michigan) Pressured by his Satmar Hasidic community to settle down and start a family, Duvid Stern decides to experiment with the world of underground electronic music and psychedelic drugs. Directed by Chelsea Rebecca.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 10:30 PM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 26, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

THE FIGHTING KIND (Chapman University) - Davin has been estranged from his family for five years. He returns home in desperate need of financial help from his sister, his only living relative. During what is supposed to be a quick visit, he learns that his sister may need more help from him than he needs from her.
NORTHEAST FRONT (Frente Noreste) (Texas) - A mother's love for her children knows no bounds but is put in grave danger when she is forced to save her son from his unintended collaboration with Mexico's dangerous cartels. (Based on a true story.)

Holy Hipster (Episode #203)

KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

DUVID (University of Michigan) Pressured by his Satmar Hasidic community to settle down and start a family, Duvid Stern decides to experiment with the world of underground electronic music and psychedelic drugs. Directed by Chelsea Rebecca.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Thu, Nov 27, 2014 -- 10:30 PM

Risky Business (Episode #108)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

A DOCTOR'S JOB (UNA CARRERITA, DOCTOR) (UCLA) - Dr. Ramon Moran is a brilliant ER physician and a hardworking cab driver. His ailing mother and her financial woes drive him to make ends meet. Set in Lima, Peru, one day Ramon picks up a fare that will radically change his day.
TELEGLOBAL DREAMIN' (Tisch Asia) - Rosa, a call center agent in the Philippines, has a crush on a hunky corporate-trainer named Dale who has come from the head office in California to teach motivational classes on customer service. After learning about Dale's career as bit role actor in LA, Rosa pursues an opportunity to be his guide around town for the day. She takes Dale to a cockfight and invites her friends along who also want to be seen with the handsome actor from America. Word about Dale spreads through town quickly, attracting more and more attention, until an unexpected turn of events brings Rosa and Dale's day out on the town to a disturbing end.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 24, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

THE FIGHTING KIND (Chapman University) - Davin has been estranged from his family for five years. He returns home in desperate need of financial help from his sister, his only living relative. During what is supposed to be a quick visit, he learns that his sister may need more help from him than he needs from her.
NORTHEAST FRONT (Frente Noreste) (Texas) - A mother's love for her children knows no bounds but is put in grave danger when she is forced to save her son from his unintended collaboration with Mexico's dangerous cartels. (Based on a true story.)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 22, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

THE HUNTER AND THE SWAN DISCUSS THEIR MEETING. (NYU) - A Brooklyn couple have dinner with a hunter and his girlfriend, a magical swan woman whose captured robe led to their courtship. The evening goes downhill when the hunter's swan bride finally asks him how he originally knew the robe belonged to her. It doesn't go well, leading the Brooklyn couple to evaluate their own romantic inception.
GOD OF LOVE (NYU) - Meet Raymond Goodfellow, a multi-talented artist who combines lounge singing with his champion dart throwing ability. He has fallen head over heels for his bass player, but she's in love with the guitarist. His prayers are answered, or so he thinks, when he receives a package of passion-inducing darts. Writer/Director Luke Matheny's film won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Sum of Its Parts (Episode #107)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

CRAZY GLUE (NYU) - A story about love and glue, and its extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife whose relationship has lost its magic.
BICYCLE (JITENSHA) (Biola University) - Mamoru Amagaya, a young man struggling to find meaning in life, is humiliated by a co-worker and leaves his job. Now alone and without work, parts of Mamoru's bicycle begin to disappear, one by one. At last, when the only remaining piece of the bicycle is a lonely bell, Mamoru receives an envelope, containing addresses at which each piece of the bicycle might be retrieved.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Letting Go (Episode #103)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 19, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

THE CHAIR (NYU) - A mysterious outbreak of poisonous mold has invaded a small town. One boy attempts to understand his mother's death, his grandmother's obsession with their discarded recliner, and the roots of this short-lived, strange and inexplicable plague.
BUNNY (Columbia) - Inspired by an event from director Robert Snow's childhood, Bunny tells the story of a young boy in a rough Philadelphia neighborhood who marches into the ghetto to retrieve his pet rabbit from the boy who stole him.

Sum of Its Parts (Episode #107)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

CRAZY GLUE (NYU) - A story about love and glue, and its extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife whose relationship has lost its magic.
BICYCLE (JITENSHA) (Biola University) - Mamoru Amagaya, a young man struggling to find meaning in life, is humiliated by a co-worker and leaves his job. Now alone and without work, parts of Mamoru's bicycle begin to disappear, one by one. At last, when the only remaining piece of the bicycle is a lonely bell, Mamoru receives an envelope, containing addresses at which each piece of the bicycle might be retrieved.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 21, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Letting Go (Episode #103)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

THE CHAIR (NYU) - A mysterious outbreak of poisonous mold has invaded a small town. One boy attempts to understand his mother's death, his grandmother's obsession with their discarded recliner, and the roots of this short-lived, strange and inexplicable plague.
BUNNY (Columbia) - Inspired by an event from director Robert Snow's childhood, Bunny tells the story of a young boy in a rough Philadelphia neighborhood who marches into the ghetto to retrieve his pet rabbit from the boy who stole him.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 18, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED 9: Sun, Nov 16, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

THE HUNTER AND THE SWAN DISCUSS THEIR MEETING. (NYU) - A Brooklyn couple have dinner with a hunter and his girlfriend, a magical swan woman whose captured robe led to their courtship. The evening goes downhill when the hunter's swan bride finally asks him how he originally knew the robe belonged to her. It doesn't go well, leading the Brooklyn couple to evaluate their own romantic inception.
GOD OF LOVE (NYU) - Meet Raymond Goodfellow, a multi-talented artist who combines lounge singing with his champion dart throwing ability. He has fallen head over heels for his bass player, but she's in love with the guitarist. His prayers are answered, or so he thinks, when he receives a package of passion-inducing darts. Writer/Director Luke Matheny's film won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Man Up (Episode #106)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

GENIUS FROM QUINTINO (O Genio De Quintino) (Columbia) - Ricardo, a 30 year old mechanic nicknamed 'the genius', lives alone with his mother in the tiny suburb of Quintino north of Rio de Janeiro Brazil. When a mysterious young boy shows up one morning at his garage with a strange broken fish toy, Ricardo is suddenly thrown head on faced with his forgotten past. He must now embark on the journey for the answers within that will give him the strength to face a man's ultimate responsibility.
KISS ME (UCLA) - Kid Vargas is forced to face up to a devastating truth after he kills his opponent, Johnny Vasquez, in the ring. Not only consumed by the guilt or killing another man, Kid's shame is intensified by his repressed homosexuality Kid Vargas is forced to face up to a devastating truth after he kills his opponent Jonny Vasquez in the ring. Kiss Me is a gritty, contemporary, neo-noir drama set in the often clandestine world of Latino boxing in East Los Angeles. After killing Jonny during a bout, Kid begins to remember the moments before the fatal blow that killed Jonny. Not only consumed by the guilt of killing another man, Kid's feelings of shame are intensified by his repressed homosexuality. As Kid avoids his wife Sylvia, and turns his back on the profession that he loves, Kid's thoughts are filled with memories of the fight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 12, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

THE HUNTER AND THE SWAN DISCUSS THEIR MEETING. (NYU) - A Brooklyn couple have dinner with a hunter and his girlfriend, a magical swan woman whose captured robe led to their courtship. The evening goes downhill when the hunter's swan bride finally asks him how he originally knew the robe belonged to her. It doesn't go well, leading the Brooklyn couple to evaluate their own romantic inception.
GOD OF LOVE (NYU) - Meet Raymond Goodfellow, a multi-talented artist who combines lounge singing with his champion dart throwing ability. He has fallen head over heels for his bass player, but she's in love with the guitarist. His prayers are answered, or so he thinks, when he receives a package of passion-inducing darts. Writer/Director Luke Matheny's film won the 2011 Academy Award for Best Live Action Short.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 23, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 17, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Man Up (Episode #106)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

GENIUS FROM QUINTINO (O Genio De Quintino) (Columbia) - Ricardo, a 30 year old mechanic nicknamed 'the genius', lives alone with his mother in the tiny suburb of Quintino north of Rio de Janeiro Brazil. When a mysterious young boy shows up one morning at his garage with a strange broken fish toy, Ricardo is suddenly thrown head on faced with his forgotten past. He must now embark on the journey for the answers within that will give him the strength to face a man's ultimate responsibility.
KISS ME (UCLA) - Kid Vargas is forced to face up to a devastating truth after he kills his opponent, Johnny Vasquez, in the ring. Not only consumed by the guilt or killing another man, Kid's shame is intensified by his repressed homosexuality Kid Vargas is forced to face up to a devastating truth after he kills his opponent Jonny Vasquez in the ring. Kiss Me is a gritty, contemporary, neo-noir drama set in the often clandestine world of Latino boxing in East Los Angeles. After killing Jonny during a bout, Kid begins to remember the moments before the fatal blow that killed Jonny. Not only consumed by the guilt of killing another man, Kid's feelings of shame are intensified by his repressed homosexuality. As Kid avoids his wife Sylvia, and turns his back on the profession that he loves, Kid's thoughts are filled with memories of the fight.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 14, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

This Perfect World (Episode #202)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 8, 2014 -- 11:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

THE FIGHTING KIND (Chapman University) - Davin has been estranged from his family for five years. He returns home in desperate need of financial help from his sister, his only living relative. During what is supposed to be a quick visit, he learns that his sister may need more help from him than he needs from her.
NORTHEAST FRONT (Frente Noreste) (Texas) - A mother's love for her children knows no bounds but is put in grave danger when she is forced to save her son from his unintended collaboration with Mexico's dangerous cartels. (Based on a true story.)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

This Perfect World (Episode #202)

KQED Plus: Wed, Nov 5, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED World: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

THE FIGHTING KIND (Chapman University) - Davin has been estranged from his family for five years. He returns home in desperate need of financial help from his sister, his only living relative. During what is supposed to be a quick visit, he learns that his sister may need more help from him than he needs from her.
NORTHEAST FRONT (Frente Noreste) (Texas) - A mother's love for her children knows no bounds but is put in grave danger when she is forced to save her son from his unintended collaboration with Mexico's dangerous cartels. (Based on a true story.)

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 25, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Nov 7, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

This Perfect World (Episode #202)

KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 9, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Nov 4, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

When We Were Young (Episode #209H)

KQED Life: Sat, Nov 1, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

BLUE BOY (UCLA) Credited with saving a kid's life, a teenage lifeguard decides to act on his romantic obsession with a gorgeous country club wife. Directed by Alex Jablonski
BOMBSHELL (NYU) All Daisy wants to do is be one of the boys, but when she tags along with her brother and his troublesome friends, she realizes where her heart really lies. Written and directed by Erin Sanger.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Nov 3, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Nov 2, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
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