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Eat White Dirt (#202H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

By Adam Forrester. Discover the oddly spellbinding personal, cultural and scientific history of the deeply transgressive and often misunderstood practice of consuming earth, a phenomenon known as geophagy. The film collects and combines the experiences, processes and explanations of people who eat white dirt with information from the scientists who study the phenomenon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

The Exceptionally Extraordinary (#206) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

By Lindsey Phillips and Lauren Domino. Come along with colorful characters carrying on a cherished Mardi Gras tradition as they gather at the epicenter of all things costuming - the family-owned Jefferson Variety fabric and craft store. The film highlights the creativity and personal expression linked in the cultural identity and narrative of New Orleans and provides a deeper look into the significance of costuming and the carnival season.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Oct 26, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me

Alabama Bound (#302) Duration: 59:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Alabama Bound explores the legal roller-coaster ride of LGBTQ family rights in the South over the last decade. The film offers an intimate view into the lives of three lesbian families in Alabama as they set precedents and fight the courts for their children during the time that federal marriage equality comes to a head. This is the story of a powerful community living with both frustration and hope in a conservative state, where the line between church and state is often blurred.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Oct 28, 2018 -- 8:00pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 12:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Oct 29, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

Deep Run (#203H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

By Hillevi Loven. Exiled by family and rejected by an ex, 17-year-old Jasmine finds new love and the courage to become Cole, a strong-willed transgender man, in this powerful verite portrait of trans life in rural North Carolina. Cole's candid humor and steadfast Christian beliefs counter the bigotry he experiences daily. Executive produced by Susan Sarandon.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 2, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Overburden (#204H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

By Chad Stevens. Meet two unforgettable women - a fiery, pro-coal right-winger and a tenacious, environmentalist grandmother whose lives collide when a mine disaster shatters their community. Filmed over seven years, the pair's courageous story underscores the need for reconciliation as they take on a rogue industry to help heal their Appalachian Mountain community.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 9, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

The State of Eugenics (#205H) Duration: 56:46 STEREO TVG

By Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. Between 1933 and 1974, the state of North Carolina ran one of the most aggressive eugenics programs, sterilizing more than 7,600 men, women and children. This film follows the journey of survivors, legislators and journalists who insist the state confront its role in the tragic, forced sterilization of thousands of Americans thought to have "undesirable" genetics.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 16, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

The Last Barn Dance (#207H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

By Ted Richardson (Encore Presentation). A story about farming, fragility, and a fight to save the family business. Randy Lewis struggles to save his dairy farm in the piedmont region of North Carolina, where dozens of family-owned dairies have disappeared. While keeping the business afloat, Randy also hosts one of the only true old-time barn dances left in the region, keeping the tradition alive and the community that loves it.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 23, 2018 -- 10:00am Remind me

Red Wolf Revival (#210H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG

By Rosh Patel and Madison McClintock. Three decades ago, the nearly-extinct red wolf was reintroduced in North Carolina. While this flagship conservation effort paved the way for reintroducing several other species across the country, today fewer than 100 wild red wolves remain - and their fate hinges on significant biological, political, cultural and economic challenges.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, Nov 23, 2018 -- 10:30am Remind me
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Thought-provoking television — public affairs, local and world events, nature, history, and science.