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Together Alone (Episode #201H)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 15, 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 17, 2014 -- 12:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 7:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Dec 16, 2014 -- 1:30 AM

Growing Pains (Episode #102H)

KQED 9: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

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 Life: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110)

KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

THE PASSAGE OF MRS. CALABASH (AFI) - On an overnight train journey, a young woman and a retired professor exchange stories. Told in reverse, their deepest secrets are revealed. A short film by Scott Tuft.
THE GIRL AND THE FOX (Savannah College of Art and Design) - A family living in the wilderness discovers a fox has been killing their livestock. The young daughter has no choice but to track down the animal in order to ensure their survival. A short film by Tyler J. Kupferer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Growing Pains (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 10, 2014 -- 12:30 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 Life: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, Dec 15, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Dec 14, 2014 -- 11:30 PM

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

THE PASSAGE OF MRS. CALABASH (AFI) - On an overnight train journey, a young woman and a retired professor exchange stories. Told in reverse, their deepest secrets are revealed. A short film by Scott Tuft.
THE GIRL AND THE FOX (Savannah College of Art and Design) - A family living in the wilderness discovers a fox has been killing their livestock. The young daughter has no choice but to track down the animal in order to ensure their survival. A short film by Tyler J. Kupferer.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 12, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 9, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Creature Comforts (Episode #109)

KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 2:30 AM

CATERWAUL (CalArts) - An aging fisherman seeking closure over the death of his wife develops an unusual relationship with a lobster. A short film by Ian Samuels.
JOSEPHINE AND THE ROACH (USC) - 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED Plus: Wed, Dec 3, 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.)

Creature Comforts (Episode #109)

KQED World: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 7:30 AM

CATERWAUL (CalArts) - An aging fisherman seeking closure over the death of his wife develops an unusual relationship with a lobster. A short film by Ian Samuels.
JOSEPHINE AND THE ROACH (USC) - 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.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Dec 5, 2014 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Dec 2, 2014 -- 1:30 PM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105)

KQED 9: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 5:30 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 Life: Mon, Dec 1, 2014 -- 5:30 AM
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