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.
Mean Streets (#403H) Duration: 28:39 STEREO TVPG-VL
Taissa Farmiga stars in Share as a 15-year-old girl facing her return to school after someone shared an explicit video of her online. Directed by Pippa Bianco. Next, watch as racial tensions explode between young people waiting in line to buy the hottest new sneakers on the market in Hypebeasts, inspired by Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. Directed by Jessica dela Merced.
- KQED 9: Fri, Mar 24, 2017 -- 11:00pm
- KQED 9: Sat, Mar 25, 2017 -- 5:00am
Behind Closed Doors (#409H) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVPG-L
In Busted on Brigham Lane, a young girl gets creative as she attempts to convince her estranged father to attend her 18th birthday celebration. Directed by Talibah Newman. Followed by Expiration Date, where fridge foods come to life to fight a zombie apocalypse. Directed by Sarah Tejeda.
Our Culture (#410H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG-VL
If the gangsters of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas got into the fast food business, Foodfellas would result. Directed by Reuben Guberek. And as Reel.com wrote, Culture is "The best 60 seconds of film you'll see at Sundance." Directed by Ari Gold. A quick stop for gas turns into a high-stress waiting game for one unlucky criminal in Open 24 Hours, featuring Brad Leland and Dale Raoul. Directed by Henry Chaisson. The episode ends with a mischievous cat that loves knocking over trashcans, much to his owner's dismay in Trash Cat. Directed by Kelsey Goldych.