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Born with It

Born with It

| April 5, 2018

In Born with it, A sheltered African-Japanese boy goes on a search to find out why his skin is darker than his new Japanese classmates.

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Timmy II

Timmy II

| August 23, 2016

Tisch Asia / 2014 / 9 minutes / English / Color

After being discriminated against for being a robot, Timmy II undergoes cosmetic surgery that leaves him with a Middle Eastern-looking human head. A short film by Imran J. Khan.
Atsuko Hirayanagi

Atsuko Hirayanagi

| August 22, 2016

Read more about Atsuko Hirayanagi, the director of Oh Lucy!.

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Imran J. Khan

Imran J. Khan

| May 2, 2016

Read more about Imran J. Khan, the director of Timmy II.

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Pagpag

Pagpag

| March 10, 2015

Tisch Asia / 2012 / 15 minutes / English and Tagalog with English subtitles / Color

A hard-drinking, rough-edged woman from an impoverished community in the Philippines tries to sell her orphaned granddaughter to an American couple. A short film by John Paul Su.
Erica Liu

Erica Liu

| February 21, 2014

Read more about Erica Liu, the director of Springtime.

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Springtime

Springtime

| February 21, 2014

In search of her springtime, an 86-year-old pork sung maker quits her shop in rural Taiwan to head to the big city. A short film by Erica Liu.

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Teleglobal Dreamin’

Teleglobal Dreamin’

| April 2, 2013

Tisch Asia / 2009 / 17 minutes / English, Tagalog with English subtitles / Color

A call center agent takes her corporate trainer around town under the guise that he is a celebrity. A short film by Eric Flanagan.
Eric Flanagan

Eric Flanagan

| April 1, 2013

Read more about Eric Flanagan, the director of Teleglobal Dreamin’.

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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

Film School Shorts is a production of KQED.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer