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Man Up (Episode #106)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 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, Jan 30, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Daddy Dearest (Episode #208H)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 7:30 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, Jan 27, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

The Cake Is A Lie (Episode #204)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 11:30 PM

Springtime (NYU) In search of her "springtime", an 86-year-old pork sung maker quits her shop in rural Taiwan to head to the big city. Written and directed by Erica Liu. Doubles with Slight Pepper (NYU) Despite their strained relationship, a young Trinidadian street-vendor must decide if he will help save his estranged father's life. Written, directed, and produced by Ian Harnarine. Executive produced by Spike Lee.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 5:30 AM

Man Up (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Sat, Jan 24, 2015 -- 11:30 PM

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, Jan 30, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 5:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 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 World: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 8:30 AM

Man Up (Episode #106)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 10:30 PM

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, Jan 30, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 30, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 27, 2015 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED Life: Sun, Jan 25, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED Life: Wed, Jan 21, 2015 -- 4:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105H)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 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 World: Fri, Jan 23, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

The Cake Is A Lie (Episode #204)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 19, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

Springtime (NYU) In search of her "springtime", an 86-year-old pork sung maker quits her shop in rural Taiwan to head to the big city. Written and directed by Erica Liu. Doubles with Slight Pepper (NYU) Despite their strained relationship, a young Trinidadian street-vendor must decide if he will help save his estranged father's life. Written, directed, and produced by Ian Harnarine. Executive produced by Spike Lee.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jan 26, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

This Perfect World (Episode #202)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 18, 2015 -- 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, Jan 19, 2015 -- 5:30 AM

Fire and Fury (Episode #104H)

KQED World: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 2:30 AM

FIREWORKS (Columbia) - Against a Fourth of July backdrop in South L.A. , Fireworks is a coming-of-age story of two adolescent boys on a quest to impress a group of girls and investigate their growing bond.
PEARL WAS HERE (Cal Arts) - A scraggly girl slips away from her overburdened mother and troubled home life to hide among a mound of stuffed animals in the safe and sealed environment of claw machine. < br>SPARK (Texas) - While a boy waits out his father's tryst, he is unexpectedly forced to deal with the lady-friend's daughter. 10-year old Ricky is left outside in the truck while his dad visits a lady-friend in rural Texas. While waiting for his father to return so that they can set off fireworks together, Ricky is suddenly confronted with the lady-friend's 11-year old daughter, Callie, who has been pushed out of the house by her mom.Callie steals Ricky's fireworks and sets one off. When the commotion fails to attract his father's attention, Ricky and Callie decide to set off all of the fireworks. Subsequently, they start a small brush fire. As the two kids try to contain the fire before their parents find out, Ricky finds the connection he's been looking for.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 8:30 AM

Creature Comforts (Episode #109)

KQED Life: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 10:30 PM

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 Life: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 -- 4:30 AM

Fire and Fury (Episode #104H)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 7:30 AM

FIREWORKS (Columbia) - Against a Fourth of July backdrop in South L.A. , Fireworks is a coming-of-age story of two adolescent boys on a quest to impress a group of girls and investigate their growing bond.
PEARL WAS HERE (Cal Arts) - A scraggly girl slips away from her overburdened mother and troubled home life to hide among a mound of stuffed animals in the safe and sealed environment of claw machine. < br>SPARK (Texas) - While a boy waits out his father's tryst, he is unexpectedly forced to deal with the lady-friend's daughter. 10-year old Ricky is left outside in the truck while his dad visits a lady-friend in rural Texas. While waiting for his father to return so that they can set off fireworks together, Ricky is suddenly confronted with the lady-friend's 11-year old daughter, Callie, who has been pushed out of the house by her mom.Callie steals Ricky's fireworks and sets one off. When the commotion fails to attract his father's attention, Ricky and Callie decide to set off all of the fireworks. Subsequently, they start a small brush fire. As the two kids try to contain the fire before their parents find out, Ricky finds the connection he's been looking for.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 16, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

This Perfect World (Episode #202)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 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, Jan 19, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 13, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Risky Business (Episode #108)

KQED 9: Sun, Jan 11, 2015 -- 11:30 PM

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 9: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 5:30 AM

Letting Go (Episode #103H)

KQED World: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 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: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
  • KQED World: Fri, Jan 9, 2015 -- 2:30 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 1:30 PM

Risky Business (Episode #108)

KQED 9: Mon, Jan 5, 2015 -- 7:30 PM

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 9: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jan 6, 2015 -- 1:30 AM

Holy Hipster (Episode #203)

KQED World: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 2:30 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 World: Fri, Jan 2, 2015 -- 8:30 AM
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