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
Letting Go (Episode #103)
KQED 9: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 11:30 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.
- KQED Life: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
Growing Pains (Episode #102H)
KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 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.
- KQED 9: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED Life: Wed, Apr 24, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
- KQED Life: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)
KQED 9: Mon, Apr 15, 2013 -- 11:00 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.
- KQED 9: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
- KQED 9: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
- KQED 9: Sat, Apr 20, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
- KQED 9: Fri, Apr 19, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
- KQED Life: Wed, Apr 17, 2013 -- 4:00 AM
- KQED Life: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 10:00 PM
- KQED 9: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM