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
Final Ascent (Episode #301H)
KQED 9: Fri, Nov 18, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
The Karman Line (New York University) - Olivia Coleman (Broadchurch, The Iron Lady, Hot Fuzz) stars as a mother who is hit by an unusual condition that causes her to lift off the ground at a slow but ever increasing rate. Directed by Oscar Sharp.
- KQED 9: Sat, Nov 19, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
Our Culture (Episode #410H)
KQED 9: Fri, Nov 11, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
If the gangsters of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas got into the fast food business, Foodfellas would result. Directed by Reuben Guberek. And as Reel.com wrote, Culture is "The best 60 seconds of film you'll see at Sundance." Directed by Ari Gold. A quick stop for gas turns into a high-stress waiting game for one unlucky criminal in Open 24 Hours, featuring Brad Leland and Dale Raoul. Directed by Henry Chaisson. The episode ends with a mischievous cat that loves knocking over trashcans, much to his owner's dismay in Trash Cat. Directed by Kelsey Goldych.
- KQED 9: Mon, Nov 14, 2016 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Nov 13, 2016 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED 9: Sat, Nov 12, 2016 -- 2:30 AM
Behind Closed Doors (Episode #409H)
KQED 9: Fri, Nov 4, 2016 -- 8:30 PM
In Busted on Brigham Lane, a young girl gets creative as she attempts to convince her estranged father to attend her 18th birthday celebration. Directed by Talibah Newman. Followed by Expiration Date, where fridge foods come to life to fight a zombie apocalypse. Directed by Sarah Tejeda.
- KQED 9: Sat, Nov 5, 2016 -- 2:30 AM