Truly CA: Our State, Our Stories Previous Broadcasts

Welcome to the Neighborhood (Episode #1305H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 11, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

When artist Mildred Howard, daughter of legendary Berkeley activist Mable Howard, loses her South Berkeley home due to soaring rental prices, it costs Berkeley a piece of its history and its legacy. This story of an African American family illuminates both personal power to create possibilities in adversity, and the broader issue of gentrification and a housing crisis that threatens a community's diversity.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 -- 4:00 AM

Profiles (Episode #1304H)

KQED Plus: Thu, Oct 4, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

A collection of short films that profile unique individuals. Oddball A stunning profile of Stephen Parr, the man behind what is likely the world's strangest archive film collection, Oddball Films. The Projectionist A short documentary that follows filmmaker and projectionist Mike Rice as he gives his thoughts on the past, present, and future of film and projection-and his role with it. Happy Birthday Mario Woods A retrospective of the life of Mario Woods, police brutality victim in the San Francisco Hunters Point area, as told through the eyes of his family. She "She" follows Tanesh Nutall, a 50-year old black transgender woman from Rahway, New Jersey. In February 2016, Tanesh was confronted by a city employee for using a women's restroom in downtown San Francisco. Throughout the film, Tanesh seeks justice and make amends with family members not accepting of her gender identity. The Boombox Collection: Boots Riley Boots Riley, frontman of Oakland, CA's politically radical hip-hop group "The Coup," takes viewers on a drive through Oakland and reflects on his music, his future, and his relentless revolt against capitalism.

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  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 5, 2018 -- 4:00 AM
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