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We Breathe Again (Episode #512)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 5:00 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, Nov 26, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 26, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 25, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 22, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

The Last Season (Episode #417)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Amid the bustling world of central Oregon's wild mushroom hunting camps, the lives of two former soldiers intersect. Roger, a 75 year-old sniper with the us special forces in Vietnam, and Kouy, a 46 year-old platoon leader of Cambodia's Khmer freedom fighters who battled the khmer Rouge, come together each fall to hunt the elusive matsutake mushroom, a rare mushroom prized in Japanese culture and cuisine. However, the pair discover more than just mushrooms in the woods: they find a new life, and livelihood; and, a means to slowly heal the scarring wounds of war. Told over the course of one Matsutake mushroom season, the Last Season is a journey into the woods, into the memory of war and survival, telling a story of family from an unexpected place.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 19, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 18, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

On A Knife Edge (Episode #515)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

On a Knife Edge is the coming-of-age story of George Dull Knife, a Lakota teenager growing up on South Dakota's Pine Ridge Reservation. The film traces George's path to activism, inspired by his family's long history of fighting for justice for Native Americans. His focus: shutting down the liquor stores in Whiteclay, a tiny town nearby that exists only to sell beer to the reservation's vulnerable population. With 5 million cans sold a year, the devastating results include public drunkenness and violence. George joins the American Indian Movement in protesting the liquor stores, and his growing political awareness leads him on a collision course with the police and the reservation's tribal council. Filmed over four years, the documentary follows George as he learns to define the concepts of warrior, tradition, and duty in new ways.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 12, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 11, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Vegas Baby (Episode #508)

KQED World: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Some think an in-vitro fertilization contest sounds crazy, but countless Americans desperate to start a family believe this social media experiment is their only hope. This film follows several aspiring parents who desperately want to have a baby but are struggling with infertility and the high cost of treatments. They place themselves in the hands of a Las Vegas doctor and his annual contest, which offers a prize of a free round of in-vitro fertilization with no guarantee of success. Contestants post their video entries on YouTube, counting on the votes of strangers to make their dreams of parenthood come true.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Nov 5, 2017 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Nov 4, 2017 -- 7:00 PM
  • KQED World: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 -- 10:58 AM
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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues! We are working to resolve a technical issue which has affected the Over The Air audio Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/5/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 5, 2018 (Note: this maintenance was previously scheduled for December 15, 2017). KQED will now broadcast our full suite of channels (KQED 9, KQED Plus, KQED World and PBS Kids) on Channel 9 and 54 […]

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      KQED will no longer offer the KQED Life channel beginning Friday, December 15. Several of the most popular exercise, cooking and lifestyle programs exclusive to KQED Life will now be scheduled on KQED Plus and KQED 9, where they can be experienced by more viewers. View/Download Schedule

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