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Ch. Title Description # Day Date Time Length RPT CC DVS AD MD
36.1 Man Up In "The Genius From Quintino," (Columbia )Ricardo, a mechanic nicknamed 'the genius', lives in Quintino, just north of Rio de Janeiro. When a mysterious young boy shows up at his garage with a broken toy, Ricardo is suddenly faced with his forgotten past. Written and directed by Johnny Ma. In the film "Kiss Me," (UCLA) boxer Kid Vargas is forced to face up to a devastating truth after he kills his opponent, Johnny Vasquez, in the ring. Consumed by the guilt of killing, Kid's shame is intensified by his repressed homosexuality. Written and directed by Jules Nurrish. (6 of 10)
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106 SU 04/06/14 12:30am 00:25:02 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Sum of Its Parts The film "Crazy Glue" (NYU is about love, glue and its extraordinary bonding properties for a husband and wife. Directed by Elizabeth Orne. In "Bicycle," (Biola) Mamoru Amagaya is humiliated by a co-worker and leaves his job. Now alone and without work, parts of Mamoru's bicycle begin to disappear. When the only remaining piece is a lonely bell, Mamoru receives an envelope revealing where the missing bike parts might be retrieved. Directed by Dean Yamada. (7 of 10)
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107 SU 04/13/14 12:30am 00:27:34 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Risky Business In "A Doctor's Job," Dr. Ramon Moran is an ER physician and cab driver. Set in Peru, Ramon picks up a fare that will radically change his day. Written, directed by Julio O. Ramos--(UCLA). In "Teleglobal Dreamin,' Rosa is a Filipina telemarketer with a crush on Dale, a corporate-trainer from Hollywood. After learning he's an actor, Rosa presses to be his guide around town. Word about Dale's 'fame' spreads quickly, until an unexpected turn of events changes things dramatically. Directed, written by Eric Flanagan--(Tisch Asia). (8 of 10)
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108 SU 04/20/14 12:30am 00:27:37 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Creature Comforts In "Caterwaul," an aging fisherman seeking closure over the death of his wife develops an unusual relationship with a lobster. A short film by Ian Samuels--(CalArts). John Langager's short film, "Josephine and the Roach," (USC) is a surreal, offbeat story about a cockroach who falls in love with the woman whose apartment he infests. They make beautiful music together, but her brutish husband stands in the way of their happiness. (9 of 10)
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109 SU 04/27/14 12:30am 00:27:50 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Strange Bedfellows In Scott Tuft's short film, "The Passage of Mrs. Calabash," (AFI) a young woman and a retired professor exchange stories on an overnight train journey,. Told in reverse, their deepest secrets are revealed. In "The Girl and the Fox," (Savannah College of Art and Design), a family living in the wilderness discovers a fox has been killing their livestock. The young daughter has no choice but to track down the animal in order to ensure their survival. A short film by Tyler J. Kupferer. (10 of 10)
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110 SU 05/04/14 12:30am 00:24:37 (RPT) (CC) × ST
36.1 Together Alone Film School Shorts showcases short student films from across the country. In this episode, the film “WILL” (California Institute of Arts) follows a young girl on 9/11 who wishes she could go back in time. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Directed by Eusong Lee. In “Under,” (Columbia University) a recovering drug addict and her fiancé journey to a remote country cabin so she can get clean. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Written and directed by Mark Raso. (1 of 10)
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201 SU 05/18/14 12:30am 00:28:39 - (CC) × ST
36.1 This Perfect World Film School Shorts showcases short student films from across the country. In “Short Term 12,” (San Diego State University), a group-home for at-risk kids turns into a personal journey for the head counselor, who must balance violent quarrels with a birthday celebration. Directed by Destin Cretton. In “Dia de los Muertos,” (Ringling College of Art and Design) a little girl visits the land of the dead and experiences the Mexican holiday “Dia de los Muertos” (Day of the Dead) with the help of someone very special to her. Winner of a Student Academy Award. Directed and produced by Lindsey St. Pierre, Kate Reynolds, and Ashley Graham.
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202 SU 05/25/14 12:30am 00:26:00 - (CC) × ST