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The Overnighters (#2802) Duration: 1:56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In a North Dakota town where the oil business is booming, busloads of newcomers find slim work prospects and a severe housing shortage. Pastor Jay Reinke converts his church into a makeshift dorm, allowing hundreds of job-seekers, some with checkered pasts, to stay despite the congregation's objections and neighbors' fears. When opposition to the "overnighters" reaches a boiling point, Pastor Jay makes a decision with shattering consequences. By Jesse Moss.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 5:00am
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 2, 2015 -- 11:00am

Tough Love (#2803H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG

Having lost custody of their children, two parents fight to win back the trust of the courts and reunite their families. Acknowledging their past parenting mistakes, both contend with a complex bureaucracy to prove they deserve a second chance.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 6, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 7, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 9, 2015 -- 11:30am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 10, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 11, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Web Junkie (#2804H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Follow the treatment of three Chinese teenagers, obsessive gamers who prefer the virtual world to the real one. The military-style rehab program may set a standard as the world comes to grips with the consequences of excessive internet use.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 13, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 14, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 16, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 17, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 18, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me

Herman's House (#2603) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Herman Wallace may be the longest-serving prisoner in solitary confinement in the United States -- he's spent more than 40 years in a 6-by-9-foot cell in Louisiana. Imprisoned in 1967 for a robbery he admits, he was subsequently sentenced to life for a killing he vehemently denies. "Herman's House" is an account of the remarkable expression his struggle found in an unusual project proposed by artist Jackie Sumell. Imagining Wallace's "dream home" began as a game and became an interrogation of justice and punishment in America. The film takes us inside the duo's unlikely 12-year friendship, revealing the transformative power of art.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 22, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

Return to Homs (#2805) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Witness the transformation of 19-year-old Basset Saroot from star goalkeeper for the Syrian national soccer team to peaceful advocate for reforms to armed insurgent. Get an inside look at the brutal war Assad's regime has waged, a conflict that many accuse the world of overlooking.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 20, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 23, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 24, 2015 -- 10:30pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 4:30am Remind me

15 to Life: Kenneth's Story (#2707) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Does sentencing a teenager to life without parole serve our society well? The United States is the only country in the world that routinely condemns children to die in prison. This is the story of one of those children, now a young man, seeking a second chance in Florida. At age 15, Kenneth Young received four consecutive life sentences for a series of armed robberies. Imprisoned for more than a decade, he believed he would die behind bars. Now a US Supreme Court decision could set him free. This film follows Young's struggle for redemption, revealing a justice system with thousands of young people serving sentences intended for society's most dangerous criminals.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Jul 21, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 26, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Tea Time (#2806H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

Observe five Chilean women who gather monthly for a ritual that has sustained them through 60 years of personal and societal change. See how a routine of tea and pastries helped them commemorate life's joys and cope with infidelity, illness and death.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Jul 28, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 -- 11:00pm Remind me

Steam of Life (#2407H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

From a land of long, dark winters comes "Steam of Life," a moody, comic and moving study of Finnish men, as framed by the national obsession with the sauna. There, they come together to sweat out not only the grime of contemporary life, but also their grief, hopes, joys and memories. Beautifully and hauntingly shot, the acclaimed film provides a surprising glimpse into the lives of Finnish men and a remarkable depiction of the troubled and often reticent hearts of contemporary Western men.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Jul 30, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED Life: Fri, Jul 31, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me

Beats of the Antonov (#2807) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Learn how music and dance bind a community in the war-ravaged Sudan region, where the people of the Blue Nile celebrate their survival and fight to maintain their heritage, even as bombs drop all around them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 3, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 4, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 6, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me

When I Walk (#2701) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Jason DaSilva was 25 years old and a rising independent filmmaker when a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis changed everything -- and inspired him to make another film. "When I Walk" is a candid and brave chronicle of one young man's struggle to adapt to the harsh realities of M.S., while holding on to his personal and creative life. With his body growing weaker, DaSilva's spirits, and his film, get a boost from his mother's tough love and the support of Alice Cook, who becomes his wife and filmmaking partner. The result is a life-affirming documentary filled with unexpected moments of joy and humor.

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  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 13, 2015 -- 11:30am Remind me

American Revolutionary: The Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs (#2702) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Grace Lee Boggs, 98, is a Chinese American philosopher, writer and activist in Detroit with a thick FBI file and a surprising vision of what an American revolution can be. Rooted in 75 years of the labor, civil rights and Black Power movements, she challenges a new generation to throw off old assumptions, think creatively and redefine revolution for our times.

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  • KQED World: Sat, Aug 15, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me

Neuland (#2808) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Meet the young migrants in a Swiss integration class, who have made long and arduous journeys for a new life. Separated from their families, they struggle to learn a new language, prepare for employment and reveal their innermost hopes and dreams.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 17, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 18, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 20, 2015 -- 11:30am Remind me

Out in the Night (#2801) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: none)

Examine the uphill battle of a group of African-American lesbians charged with attempted murder when they fought back after being threatened. The case reveals the role that race, gender identity and sexuality play in the criminal justice system.

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  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 6:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Wed, Aug 19, 2015 -- 12:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 1:00am Remind me

Sun Kissed (#2511H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG

When a Navajo couple discovers their children have a disorder that makes exposure to sunlight fatal, they also learn their reservation is a hotbed for this rare genetic disease. Why? "Sun Kissed" follows Dorey and Yolanda Nez as they confront cultural taboos, tribal history and their own unconventional choices to learn the shocking truth: the consequences of the Navajos' Long Walk -- their forced relocation by the U.S. military in 1864 --are far from over.

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  • KQED World: Sun, Aug 23, 2015 -- 9:00pm Remind me

Point and Shoot (#2810) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Ride shotgun with Matt VanDyke, who films his self-transformation from a timid 26-year-old to a motorcycle-driving rebel, fighting in the Libyan revolution. Two-time Oscar nominee Marshall Curry tells his amazing story.

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  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 24, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 4:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Thu, Aug 27, 2015 -- 11:30am Remind me

I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful (#2508) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In 2005, Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme set out to document the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina and the rebuilding of New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward. When he met Carolyn Parker, what began as a historical documentary morphed into a vibrant character study of the courage and resiliency of this fearless matriarch and civil rights activist. "I'm Carolyn Parker: The Good, the Mad, and the Beautiful" is Demme's account of Parker's five-year crusade to rebuild her beloved neon-green house, her church, her community -- and her life.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 11:00am Remind me

Getting Back to Abnormal (#2704) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG-L (Secondary audio: none)

What happens when America's most joyous, dysfunctional city rebuilds itself after a disaster? New Orleans is the setting for "Getting Back to Abnormal," a film that serves up a provocative mix of race, corruption and politics to tell the story of the re-election campaign of Stacy Head, a white woman in a city council seat traditionally held by a black representative. Supported by her irrepressible African-American aide Barbara Lacen-Keller, Head polarizes the city as her candidacy threatens to diminish the power and influence of its black citizens. Featuring a cast of characters as colorful as the city itself, the film presents a New Orleans that outsiders rarely see.

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  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 6:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Aug 25, 2015 -- 12:30pm Remind me

The Storm Makers (#2809H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14

See a chilling expose of Cambodia's human trafficking underworld; hear the stories of a peasant girl sold into slavery at 16 and two traffickers who use deception to funnel a stream of poor and illiterate people across the country's borders.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Mon, Aug 31, 2015 -- 10:00pm Remind me
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TV Technical Issues

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    • KQED DT9s OTA: very brief outages Thurs 6/11/15

      (DT9.1, 9.2 and 9.3) There will be 3 very brief outages (apx. 10 seconds each) of KQED’s Over The Air (OTA) DT9 signal Thurs 6/15, between 10am and 3pm. This is to accommodate preventative maintenance and inspections at Sutro Tower. Most TVs will recover easily each time the signal is restored, but a few viewers […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Friday 3/13

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform more maintenance work overnight, requiring other TV stations to shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Thurs/early Friday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 6am Friday morning. Many receivers will be able to […]

    • KQET planned overnight outage, early Wed 3/11

      (DT25-1 through 25-3) Another station on Fremont Tower needs to perform maintenance work overnight, requiring that other TV stations shut down their signals for the safety of the workers. KQET’s signal will turn off late Tues/early Wednesday between midnight and 12:30am, and should return by 5am Wednesday morning. Many receivers will be able to recover […]

To view previous issues and how they were resolved, go to our TV Technical Issues page.

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