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Somebody to Love (#407H) Duration: 27:29 STEREO TVPG-L

Kaori Momoi stars as a 55-year-old single office worker in Tokyo with nothing to look forward to but forced retirement and a lonely death in Oh Lucy! However, when her American English teacher gives her a blonde wig and a new identity, her perspective on life begins to change. Directed by Atsuko Hirayanagi. Then Tin takes us to the alleyways of Harlem, where a man mourns life and lost love in this jazz-age inspired stop-motion animation. Directed by Brandon Lake.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 20, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 21, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 22, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 23, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, May 19, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 20, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Reality Bites (#408H) Duration: 25:33 STEREO TVPG

Anna Camp, Frances Conroy, and Ashley Williams star in Sequin Raze, a behind-the-scenes look at life on a Bachelor-style reality television program. Adapted into Lifetime's award-winning television series UnREAL. Directed by Sarah Gertrude Shapiro. Then get back in front of the TV with Kendall Got a Rose as a couple discusses the latest episode of The Bachelor as one gets ready for work. Directed by Luke Haskard.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Fri, Apr 27, 2018 -- 11:00pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sat, Apr 28, 2018 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, Apr 29, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Apr 30, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Aspirations (#405H) Duration: 27:17 STEREO TVPG

At a beach, in the snow, and underwater, stop-motion short Bottle details a transoceanic conversation between two characters via objects in a bottle. Directed by Kirsten Lepore. In Glory Days, Jack, a recovering alcoholic and divorced father of two, has to look after his kids on New Year's weekend. Directed by Benjamin Rutkowski. Then Lea chronicles the life of a delusional actress with an affinity for burning bridges as she struggles to connect with the role that could make her career. Directed by Connor Simpson.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, May 5, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Behind Closed Doors (#409H) Duration: 25:36 STEREO TVPG-L

In Busted on Brigham Lane, a young girl gets creative as she attempts to convince her estranged father to attend her 18th birthday celebration. Directed by Talibah Newman. Followed by Expiration Date, where fridge foods come to life to fight a zombie apocalypse. Directed by Sarah Tejeda.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, May 6, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, May 7, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

Crossed Stars (#406H) Duration: 25:32 STEREO TVPG-S

It's love at first sight in the midst of a dinosaur invasion in The Life and Death of Tommy Chaos and Stacey Danger. Together, they flee for a life of adventure and romance - only to discover that even the brightest flames don't burn forever. Directed by Michael Lukk Litwak. In Googly Eyes, Cooper Barnes stars as Gary, whose chronic earache stirs up memories of his childhood and unresolved baggage with his ex-girlfriend. Directed by Simon Savelyev. Dance across an old Victorian mansion filled with whimsical animated characters in Fool of People. Directed by Jose Rodriguez.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sat, May 12, 2018 -- 7:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 1:30am Remind me

Our Culture (#410H) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVPG-VL

If the gangsters of Martin Scorsese's Goodfellas got into the fast food business, Foodfellas would result. Directed by Reuben Guberek. And as Reel.com wrote, Culture is "The best 60 seconds of film you'll see at Sundance." Directed by Ari Gold. A quick stop for gas turns into a high-stress waiting game for one unlucky criminal in Open 24 Hours, featuring Brad Leland and Dale Raoul. Directed by Henry Chaisson. The episode ends with a mischievous cat that loves knocking over trashcans, much to his owner's dismay in Trash Cat. Directed by Kelsey Goldych.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, May 13, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, May 14, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me

First Gen 101 (#501H) Duration: 28:46 STEREO TVPG

Three stories of misadventures as first generation Americans navigating identity, love and acceptance amid converging cultures: Fanny Pack by Uttera Singh, Prom by Imran J. Khan, and Groomed by Wyatt Rockefeller.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Sun, May 27, 2018 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, May 28, 2018 -- 5:30am Remind me
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Channels 9.1, 54.2, 25.1
XFINITY 9 and HD 709
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KQED Plus, formerly KTEH.
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Channel 54.4, 25.4, and 9.4
XFINITY 192 (Monterey/Salinas 372 and Sacramento/Fairfield 391)
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KQED World

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XFINITY 190 Monterey/Salinas 371 and Sacramento/Fairfield 390)
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.