What I Hear When You Say

Cultural Appropriation vs. Appreciation

Cultural Appropriation vs. Appreciation

What does it mean to appreciate vs. appropriate culture? Explore unique perspectives.

Code Words

Code Words

Examine the current function and long history of American’s use of “code words”.

Gentrification

Gentrification

An author, a professor and a filmmaker discuss their unique takes on gentrification.

What I Hear When You Say

What I Hear When You Say

Explore how words can both unite and divide based on our own perspective and experiences.

Indie Shorts

In the Beginning was Water and Sky

In the Beginning was Water and Sky

Two Native American children try to find their way back to a home that may be lost forever

Employed Identity | Jenni Trang Le

Employed Identity | Jenni Trang Le

Producer Jenni Trang Le discovers her stride in Vietnam through film, food, and love.

Verses in Exile #1 | Lonely Child

Verses in Exile #1 | Lonely Child

Kosal Khiev grew up seeking his place in a family ravaged with its own trauma.

Indie Shorts

Indie Shorts

Explore the diverse world of PBS' Indie Shorts.

Film School Shorts

Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist

Rita Mahtoubian is Not a Terrorist

A satirical comedy about romance, terrorism and self-help.

Kendall Got a Rose

Kendall Got a Rose

A busy couple reconnect over the latest episode of 'The Bachelor.'

Hypebeasts

Hypebeasts

Racial tensions explode among sneakerheads waiting to buy the hottest new sneakers.

Film School Shorts

Film School Shorts

KQED's national showcase of the best short fiction films from across the country.

Blank on Blank

Stevie Wonder on Keys of Life

Stevie Wonder on Keys of Life

"If God didn‘t want me to sing it, he wouldn‘t have given me the talent to do it."

Ronald Reagan on Making America Great Again

Ronald Reagan on Making America Great Again

Ronald Reagan as interviewed by Bill Moyers on April 30, 1979.

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators

Aldous Huxley on Technodictators

Aldous Huxley as interviewed by Mike Wallace on May 18, 1958.

Blank on Blank

Blank on Blank

The future of journalism is remixing the past.

Future States

Code Academy

Code Academy

In a future where boys and girls are kept apart, expert hackers push gender boundaries.

Happy Fun Room

Happy Fun Room

Can the host of a once-popular kid’s show adapt as the world has changed around her?

Teacher in a Box

Teacher in a Box

Replaced by an avatar, a jaded teacher protects a girl who invented a lucrative product.

Future States

Future States

What will become of America in five, 25, or even 50 years?

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