Film School Shorts
This KQED-produced series showcases the best shorts from film schools across the country. From quirky comedies to slice-of-life dramas to hard-hitting thrillers, emerging filmmakers offer new perspectives from a new generation. Film School Shorts is your access to the film festival experience.
Mean Streets (#403H) Duration: 28:39 STEREO TVPG-VL
Taissa Farmiga stars in Share as a 15-year-old girl facing her return to school after someone shared an explicit video of her online. Directed by Pippa Bianco. Next, watch as racial tensions explode between young people waiting in line to buy the hottest new sneakers on the market in Hypebeasts, inspired by Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. Directed by Jessica dela Merced.
America (#402H) Duration: 26:01 STEREO TVPG
'80s-inspired comedy Total Freak tells the story of how a boy's pursuit of his first summer camp kiss awakens a monster from the deep. Directed by Andrew Ellmaker. Next, Iranian-born Rita sets out to change her life from ordinary to extraordinary in Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist, starring Patrick Fugit. Directed by Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman. And one robot learns that fitting in isn't all it's cracked up to be when his new human form attracts the wrong kind of attention in post-9/11 America in Timmy II. Directed by Imran J. Kahn.
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.
- KQED 9: Fri, Mar 31, 2017 -- 11:00pm Remind me