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Sugar and Spice (Episode #210H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

PENNY DREADFUL (Columbia University) A novice crook kidnaps the wrong girl - and learns the hard way that you don't mess with Penny. Written and directed by Shane Atkinson.
DELICACY (Columbia University) A culinary connoisseur and an expert chef go on a hunt for a rare animal. Directed by Jason Mann.

Letting Go (Episode #103)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 7:30 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Sugar and Spice (Episode #210H)

KQED 9: Mon, Oct 20, 2014 -- 7:30 PM

PENNY DREADFUL (Columbia University) A novice crook kidnaps the wrong girl - and learns the hard way that you don't mess with Penny. Written and directed by Shane Atkinson.
DELICACY (Columbia University) A culinary connoisseur and an expert chef go on a hunt for a rare animal. Directed by Jason Mann.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 21, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Growing Pains (Episode #102)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

I FEEL STUPID (UCLA) - Lein is an awkward, pre-pubescent 15 year old who is obsessed with pigeons. When her overly confident and more experienced childhood friend, Amber, comes to visit for the summer, Lein's world opens far beyond the pigeon coup, leading her to question her lifestyle and values
MY NAME IS YOUR FIRST LOVE (Columbia) - Christian, a broke teen in 1980's suburbia, is employed as a gardener by his new neighbor, Geena. He allows his growing love for her to show through his care for her garden. When Geena recognizes the level of his devotion, a moment of reckoning will transform them in ways neither could have anticipated.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Daddy Dearest (Episode #208H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

FIRST MATCH (Columbia University) 14-year-old Mo is the only girl on an all-boys wrestling team. Despite her practice and training,her first high school wrestling match introduces a new challenge. Written and directed by Olivia Newman
EFRAIN (USC) 10-year-old Efrain's father teaches him never to steal, but the lesson comes at a price on the charged Mexican border. Directed by Matthew Breault.

Growing Pains (Episode #102)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

I FEEL STUPID (UCLA) - Lein is an awkward, pre-pubescent 15 year old who is obsessed with pigeons. When her overly confident and more experienced childhood friend, Amber, comes to visit for the summer, Lein's world opens far beyond the pigeon coup, leading her to question her lifestyle and values
MY NAME IS YOUR FIRST LOVE (Columbia) - Christian, a broke teen in 1980's suburbia, is employed as a gardener by his new neighbor, Geena. He allows his growing love for her to show through his care for her garden. When Geena recognizes the level of his devotion, a moment of reckoning will transform them in ways neither could have anticipated.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Oct 17, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Daddy Dearest (Episode #208H)

KQED Life: Sun, Oct 12, 2014 -- 10:30 PM

FIRST MATCH (Columbia University) 14-year-old Mo is the only girl on an all-boys wrestling team. Despite her practice and training,her first high school wrestling match introduces a new challenge. Written and directed by Olivia Newman
EFRAIN (USC) 10-year-old Efrain's father teaches him never to steal, but the lesson comes at a price on the charged Mexican border. Directed by Matthew Breault.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 -- 4:30 AM

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 2:30 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 World: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Life During Wartime (Episode #207H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

THEY ALSO SERVE (CalArts) A mother's nerves start to fray as she waits for her soldier son to arrive home for his welcoming party. Directed by Michael Meehan.
ROAD TO PESHAWAR (University of Texas) During the Soviet-Afghan War, a father leads his injured daughter through the treacherous Peshawar Pass. In a literal minefield, her fate becomes linked to that of a Soviet sniper. Directed by Hammad Rizvi.

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED World: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 7:30 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 World: Fri, Oct 10, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Life During Wartime (Episode #207H)

KQED Life: Sat, Oct 4, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

THEY ALSO SERVE (CalArts) A mother's nerves start to fray as she waits for her soldier son to arrive home for his welcoming party. Directed by Michael Meehan.
ROAD TO PESHAWAR (University of Texas) During the Soviet-Afghan War, a father leads his injured daughter through the treacherous Peshawar Pass. In a literal minefield, her fate becomes linked to that of a Soviet sniper. Directed by Hammad Rizvi.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Tue, Oct 7, 2014 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Oct 6, 2014 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Oct 5, 2014 -- 5:30 AM

Into The Dark (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 12:30 AM

A BETTER PLACE THAN THIS (USC) An executioner on Singapore's death row tries to help a young convict accept her fate, even though it means facing his own demons. Written and directed by Daniel Grove.

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