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First Lady of the Revolution (#303H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Andrea Kalin. Henrietta Boggs, a reluctant Southern belle, finds her way to Central America in the 1940s, in search of freedom and adventure. Instead, she is swept up in political upheaval, when her new husband is elected president of Costa Rica. First Lady of the Revolution portrays a courageous woman who escaped the confines of a sheltered existence to help nurture a young democracy.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 18, 2019 -- 10:00am

Jonah Stands Up (#305H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Film by: Hannah Engelson. Jonah Bascle was an unconventional mayoral candidate, even by New Orleans standards: artist, comedian, disability-rights activist. Born with muscular dystrophy, Jonah raced against mortality throughout his twenties. Combining humor, political action, and a sense of urgency, Jonah Stands Up challenges stereotypes associated with differently-abled individuals in New Orleans.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 25, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

62 Days (#307H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVPG

Produced and Directed by: Rebecca Haimowitz. Marlise Munoz was 33 years old and 14 weeks pregnant when she suffered a pulmonary embolism and was pronounced brain-dead. Due to a little-known Texas law, the Munoz family was forced to keep Marlise on life support against her wishes. 62 Days follows the Munoz family's journey from tragedy to activism as they fight to change this law, revealing the human toll behind a growing political trend.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Jan 25, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me

120 Days (#306H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Ted Roach. After an unexpected traffic stop, family man Miguel Cortes faces an agonizing decision. Due to his immigration status, a North Carolina judge has offered Miguel 120 Days to get his affairs in order and self-deport to Mexico. Will Miguel return to Mexico, leaving his wife and two daughters behind, or disappear into the shadows of his adopted homeland?

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 1, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Shake 'Em On Down: The Blues According to Fred McDowell (#212) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

By Joe York and Scott Barretta. Through interviews and never-before-seen footage, delight in the story of Mississippi sharecropper of Fred McDowell, the godfather of the North Mississippi style of blues, who was first recorded by Alan Lomax in 1959, traveled to Europe with the Rolling Stones in the mid-1960s, mentored Bonnie Raitt, and influenced the music of many others including RL Burnside, Taj Mahal and the North Mississippi All Stars.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 4, 2019 -- 4:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 5:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 5, 2019 -- 11:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 10, 2019 -- 1:00am Remind me

Driven Blind (#308H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Scott E. Schimmel. Dan Parker, a world champion drag racer, struggles to adjust to his new reality after he is blinded in a fiery racing accident. Though visually impaired, Dan has not given up his love of working with his hands, or his love of racing. Driven Blind follows Dan's single-minded quest to find meaningful work and to get back behind the wheel.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 8, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Soul City (#201) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

By Monica Berra, SheRea DelSol and Gini Richards. Learn the story of a group of civil rights activists who attempted to build a multiracial utopia - Soul City - in the heart of North Carolina's Klan Country in the 1970s. Rich archival material, interviews with former and current Soul City residents, animation and soulful rhythms of the era bring alive the vision of founder Floyd B. McKissick and his band of idealists who, though the odds were stacked against them, risked it all to build the city of their dreams.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 8, 2019 -- 10:30am Remind me
  • KQED 9: Mon, Feb 11, 2019 -- 11:30pm Remind me
  • KQED 9: Tue, Feb 12, 2019 -- 5:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Feb 17, 2019 -- 8:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 -- 12:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Feb 18, 2019 -- 8:30am Remind me
  • KQED World: Tue, Feb 19, 2019 -- 3:00pm Remind me

See The Keepers (#309H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Produced and Directed by: Sara Kaye Larson & Joann Self Selvidge. With unprecedented behind-the-scenes access at the Memphis Zoo, See the Keepers gets up close and personal with big cats, penguins, snakes, Komodo dragons, and their human caretakers. When Kofi the giraffe faces an uncertain future, the film bears witness to the complexity of caring for animals in captivity, and the love and fortitude of the keepers that care for them.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 15, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me

Honky Tonk Heaven (#310H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

Directed by: Brenda Greene Mitchell & Sam Wainwright Douglas. Brimming with cowboy boots, country music, and longneck beers, Honky Tonk Heaven is a toe-tapping tour of this legendary Texas dancehall. With fifty years under its belt, the Broken Spoke has endured Austin's rapid growth and skyrocketing rents. Beyond the story of its illustrious history and celebrated performers, the Spoke is a treasured family business that has survived against the odds.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Feb 22, 2019 -- 10:00am Remind me
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