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Sum of Its Parts (Episode #107H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 30, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

Crazy Glue (NYU) - A story about love and glue, and its extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife whose relationship has lost its magic.

Bicycle (Jitensha) (Biola University) - Mamoru Amagaya, a young man struggling to find meaning in life, is humiliated by a co-worker and leaves his job. Now alone and without work, parts of Mamoru's bicycle begin to disappear, one by one. At last, when the only remaining piece of the bicycle is a lonely bell, Mamoru receives an envelope, containing addresses at which each piece of the bicycle might be retrieved.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Letting Go (Episode #103H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 28, 2013 -- 12:30 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. BUNNY tells the story of that day.

Sum of Its Parts (Episode #107H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

Crazy Glue (NYU) - A story about love and glue, and its extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife whose relationship has lost its magic.

Bicycle (Jitensha) (Biola University) - Mamoru Amagaya, a young man struggling to find meaning in life, is humiliated by a co-worker and leaves his job. Now alone and without work, parts of Mamoru's bicycle begin to disappear, one by one. At last, when the only remaining piece of the bicycle is a lonely bell, Mamoru receives an envelope, containing addresses at which each piece of the bicycle might be retrieved.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 31, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 27, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 23, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Growing Pains (Episode #102H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 21, 2013 -- 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.

Blood Is Thicker Than Mud (Episode #105H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 19, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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 9: Mon, Aug 26, 2013 -- 5:30 AM
  • KQED 9: Sun, Aug 25, 2013 -- 11:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 24, 2013 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 20, 2013 -- 1:30 AM

Fire and Fury (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 16, 2013 -- 11:00 PM

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.

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 9: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110H)

KQED Life: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 4:30 AM

The Passage of Mrs. Calabash (AFI) and The Girl and the Fox (Savannah College of Art and Design): 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. 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.

Okay, Cupid (Episode #101H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 14, 2013 -- 12:30 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.

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 5:30 AM

The Passage of Mrs. Calabash (AFI) and The Girl and the Fox (Savannah College of Art and Design): 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. 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 Life: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Fire and Fury (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 1:30 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.

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 9: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 11:30 PM

The Passage of Mrs. Calabash (AFI) and The Girl and the Fox (Savannah College of Art and Design): 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. 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 Life: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Fire and Fury (Episode #104H)

KQED 9: Mon, Aug 12, 2013 -- 7:30 PM

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.

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 9: Sat, Aug 17, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Strange Bedfellows (Episode #110H)

KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 7, 2013 -- 12:30 AM

The Passage of Mrs. Calabash (AFI) and The Girl and the Fox (Savannah College of Art and Design): 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. 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 Life: Tue, Aug 13, 2013 -- 10:30 PM

Letting Go (Episode #103H)

KQED 9: Fri, Aug 2, 2013 -- 10:30 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. BUNNY tells the story of that day.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, Aug 3, 2013 -- 4:30 AM
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    • DT9s: Sutro Tower testing, early Tues 4/22 1am-5am

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED (and 3 other local Bay Area stations) will be doing full-load testing on new equipment at Sutro Tower early Tues 4/22 between 1am & 5am. If all goes as planned the KQED transmitter will go off twice during the early part of this period for between 15 and 30 seconds each […]

    • KQED DT9 planned, very short outages, Tues 4/15 (& possibly Wed 4/16)

      (DT9.1, 9.2, 9.3) KQED DT9′s Over the Air (OTA) signal from Sutro Tower will experience a few extremely brief outages on Tuesday 4/15 between 10am and 5pm (and possibly on Wed 4/16 if the work cannot be completed in 1 day). Each outage should be measurable in seconds (not minutes). This work will not affect […]

    • KQET DT25 Planned Outage: early Tues 4/15 (btwn 5am-6am)

      (DT 25.1, 25.2, 25.3) At some point between 5am and 6am early Tuesday 4/15, KQET’s signal from the transmitter on Fremont Peak northeast of Monterey will shut down for a short period of time to allow AT&T to do work on our fiber interface. The outage should be relatively short, but its precise start time […]

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