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The Revolutionary Optimists (#1417) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Children in the slums of Calcutta are starting a revolution. Called to action by visionary former attorney Amlan Ganguly, the 'Daredevils' have already made radical health and sanitation improvements in one of the city's poorest slums -- awakening a neglected populace to the real possibility of change.

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

Seeking Asian Female (#1414) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Two strangers -- an elderly American man and a young Chinese woman -- pursue a marriage brokered by the internet, but they get more than they bargained for when she moves across the Pacific to start a new life with him in America.

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Las Marthas (#1512) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

The annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas is unlike any other in the country -- its 94 percent Latino debutantes and their attendants all dress as Martha Washington or other patriotic figures from America's colonial period.

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All of Me: A Story of Love, Loss, and Last Resorts (#1513H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TV14 (Secondary audio: DVI)

The "Girls" have been friends -- and morbidly obese -- for years. But now, having weight-loss surgery is about to upset everything they thought they knew about health, happiness, friendship and love.

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Solar Mamas (#1404) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Welcome to India's Barefoot College, founded by Bunker Roy to provide rural women living in poverty with an education that empowers them to make their communities self-reliant and sustainable. Rafea -- a 30-year-old Jordanian mother of four -- is traveling outside of her village for the first time to attend Barefoot's solar engineering program. Once there, she will join women like her from Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso and Colombia to learn concrete skills to change their communities.

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Strong (#1327H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

Scheduled the day before the start of the 2012 Summer Olympics, "Strong!" follows Cheryl Hayworth, a world champion 300-pound U.S. Olympic weightlifter, as she prepares for Beijing in 2008. This is her last shot at the Olympics because her weightlifting career is nearing its inevitable end. A Women & Girls Lead film, "Strong!" is not only a window into the seldom seen world of women's competitive weightlifting, but also explores popular notions of power, strength, beauty and health in a sport where being big means being strong, and is necessary for success.

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Little White Lie (#1610) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up with two loving Jewish parents. When she discovers that the man she's always assumed was her father is not her biological parent, she unlocks a powerful family secret about her real father's identity.

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Young Lakota (#1504) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In a small town in the heart of the Pine Ridge Reservation, Sunny Clifford, her twin sister Serena and their neighbor, Brandon Ferguson, share a common dream of helping to create a better future for their tribe. When South Dakota passes a law criminalizing abortion, their tribal President, Cecelia Fire Thunder, challenges it with a threat to build a clinic on the reservation, drawing Sunny, Serena and Brandon into a political storm that changes the course of each of their lives.

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Little Hope Was Arson/A City In Flames (#1611) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

This is a gripping portrait of a community terrorized from the inside out. In 2010, 10 churches were burned down in one month, igniting the largest criminal investigation in East Texas history. By Theo Love.

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Powerless (#1604) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

In Kanpur, India, a city with 15-hour power outages, a nimble young electrician provides Robin Hood-style services to the poor. Meanwhile, the first female chief of the electricity utility company is on a mission to dismantle the illegal connections, for good. By Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa.

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The Homestretch (#1612) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Follow three smart and ambitious Chicago teens who brave frigid winters, high school pressures and homelessness as they fight to stay in school, graduate and build a future. By Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly.

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Revenge of the Electric Car (#1319H) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: DVI)

In 2006, thousands of new electric cars were purposely destroyed by the same auto companies that built them. Today, fewer than six years later, the electric car is back...with a vengeance.

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The Great Invisible (#1613) Duration: 1:26:46 STEREO TVPG (Secondary audio: none)

Explore the stories behind the disastrous Deepwater Horizon oil spill, from fallout to aftermath, and its continuing effects on a region dependent on nature. The film includes unprecedented access to footage from the oil rig before the spill. By Margaret Brown.

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TV Technical Issues

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    TV Technical Issues
    • Thurs 3/05, DT54-1 thru DT54-5: 2 planned, extremely brief Over the Air outages

      (DT54.1 through DT54.5) Our Over the Air signals from our KQEH transmitter on Monument Peak (the DT54s) will need to be switched from our Main antenna to our Auxillary antenna while climbers inspect the tower for possible maintenance needs. Once the inspection is done, we will switch back. The two switches will account for two […]

    • KQED Plus on 710 currently dark on Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus in HD on channel 710. KQED Plus is airing in SD on channel 10. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

    • 3 channels currently dark via Comcast/Xfinity

      We are aware that Comcast/Xfinity is currently not transmitting KQED Plus on channel 10, KQED V-Me on channel 191, or KQED Kids on channel 192. Comcast is also aware of the issue, and working on fixing it. Thank you for your patience.

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

KQED DTV Channels

KQED 9

KQED 9
Channels 9.1, 54.2 & 25.1 - Monterey (KQET)
XFINITY 9 and HD 709

All widescreen and HD programs

KQED Plus

KQED +
Channels 54, 54.1, 9.2 & 25.2 - Monterey
XFINITY 10 and HD 710

KQED Plus, formerly KTEH

KQED Life

KQED Life
Channel 54.3
XFINITY 189

Arts, food, how-to, gardening, travel

KQED World

KQED World
Channel 9.3
XFINITY 190

History, world events, news, science, nature

v-me

V-Me
Channel 54.5 & 25.3
XFINITY 191 & 621

24-hour national Spanish-language network

KQED Kids

KQED Kids
Channel 54.4
XFINITY 192

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