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Romeo, Romeo (Episode #408)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Eye-opening, heartbreaking, and funny, "Romeo, Romeo" is an intimate portrait of a modern marriage, documenting the journey of Lexy and Jessica's attempt to conceive. The film offers a no holds barred access to the lives of the loving couple as they traverse the world of artificial insemination, from sperm donors to expensive and harrowing IVF to the possibility that Lexy might not be able to get pregnant. Filled with test tubes, laughter, and tears, "Romeo, Romeo" is a totem to the struggles and triumphs of marriage and family, and a relatable and compelling story that is both modern and timeless.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 29, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 28, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 25, 2017 -- 10:59 AM

Deej (Episode #514)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Deej is the story of DJ Savarese ("Deej"), a gifted, young writer and advocate for nonspeaking autistics. Once a "profoundly disabled" foster kid on a fast track to nowhere, DJ is now a first-year college student who insists on standing up for his peers: people who are dismissed as incompetent because they are neurologically diverse. Will Deej be able to find freedom for himself and others like him?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 21, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Farewell Ferris Wheel (Episode #513)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Carnivals have a delightful place in the American imagination, with childhood memories of family fun, fantasy, and summer love. But rising expenses and changes in U.S. labor patterns mean this national pastime is nearly extinct. Farewell Ferris Wheel is an inside look at the struggles of an industry trying to stay alive by employing Mexican migrant workers with a controversial visa.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 11, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Hand That Feeds (Episode #419)

KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

At a popular bakery cafe, residents of New York's Upper East Side get bagels and coffee served with a smile 24 hours a day. But behind the scenes, undocumented immigrant workers face sub-legal wages, dangerous machinery, and abusive managers who will fire them for calling in sick. Mild-mannered sandwich maker Mahoma L?pez has never been interested in politics, but in January 2012, he convinces a small group of his co-workers to fight back.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 8, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Oct 4, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

We Breathe Again (Episode #512)

KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Suicide - one of the leading causes of death for Alaska Natives. Almost every family has lost brothers, sisters, parents, and children to it. WE BREATHE AGAIN introduces four Alaska Natives who are trying to break free from histories of trauma and suicide , creating a new, more positive trail for their communities.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
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