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Wilhemina's War (Episode #1711)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 17, 2018 -- 2:00 AM

A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.

A Ballerina's Tale (Episode #1709)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 7:00 AM

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 1:00 PM

Wilhemina's War (Episode #1711)

KQED World: Mon, Feb 12, 2018 -- 4:00 PM

A Southern grandmother struggles to help her family through the scourge of HIV, but may be unable to save those she loves. AIDS is one of the leading causes of death for black women in the rural south, where living with HIV is a grim reality.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 11:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 13, 2018 -- 5:00 AM

A Ballerina's Tale (Episode #1709)

KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 5:00 PM

Explore the rise of Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African-American female principal dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theater. Get an intimate look at this groundbreaking dancer during a crucial period in her life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Feb 14, 2018 -- 1:00 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00 PM

Winnie (Episode #1909)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 12:30 PM

Explore the life of Winnie Mandela and her struggle to bring down apartheid, with intimate insights from those closest to her and testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Through a Lens Darkly (Episode #1608)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 11:00 AM

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and anonymous - who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

Winnie (Episode #1909)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 6:30 AM

Explore the life of Winnie Mandela and her struggle to bring down apartheid, with intimate insights from those closest to her and testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Through a Lens Darkly (Episode #1608)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 8, 2018 -- 5:00 AM

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and anonymous - who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

Winnie (Episode #1909)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 5:30 PM

Explore the life of Winnie Mandela and her struggle to bring down apartheid, with intimate insights from those closest to her and testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00 AM

Through a Lens Darkly (Episode #1608)

KQED World: Wed, Feb 7, 2018 -- 4:00 PM

This is the story of the pioneering African-American photographers - men and women, celebrated and anonymous - who have recorded the lives and aspirations of generations, from slavery to the present. By Thomas Allen Harris.

Winnie (Episode #1909)

KQED 9: Mon, Feb 5, 2018 -- 10:00 PM

Explore the life of Winnie Mandela and her struggle to bring down apartheid, with intimate insights from those closest to her and testimony from the enemies who sought to extinguish her radical capacity to shake up the order of things.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 10, 2018 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 6, 2018 -- 4:00 AM

I Am Another You (Episode #1908)

KQED World: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 5:30 AM

Join Chinese filmmaker Nanfu Wang and Dylan, a charismatic young homeless drifter who left a comfortable home and loving family, in this mysterious cross-cultural road trip that explores of the limits and meaning of freedom.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 -- 9:00 AM
  • KQED World: Thu, Feb 1, 2018 -- 11:30 AM
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    • Audio Issue KQED DT 9.1 /25.1

      UPDATE: Audio has been restored, please report any issues!  If you?re still experiencing audio issues, you may need to rescan your television. Visit kqed.org/54move to learn how. Thank you for your patience while we resolve the issue!

    • KQED will no longer broadcast the KQEH signal from Monument Peak Tower effective 1/17/2018

      KQED will be removing its over-the-air television signal from the Monument Peak Tower in the San Jose area on January 17, 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 […]

    • KQED LIFE OFF AIR Friday, December 15

      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

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

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