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Sweet, Sweet Country

Sweet, Sweet Country

| April 3, 2018
A 20 year-old refugee lives in a small Southern town struggling to support not only herself, but the family she left behind in a Kenyan refugee camp. Her struggle becomes much more difficult when her family literally shows up at her doorstep.
Googly Eyes

Googly Eyes

| August 23, 2016

UCLA / 2013 / 14 minutes / English / B&W

A slacker's mysterious earache opens up old wounds in his relationship with his ex-girlfriend. A short film by Simon Savelyev.
Simon Savelyev

Simon Savelyev

| August 22, 2016

Read more about Simon Savelyev, the director of Googly Eyes.

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A Doctor’s Job

A Doctor’s Job

| March 10, 2015

UCLA / 2011 / 11 minutes / Spanish with English subtitles / Color

A doctor moonlighting as a cabbie picks up an unusual fare. A short film by Julio O. Ramos.
Kiss Me

Kiss Me

| March 10, 2015

UCLA / 2012 / 11 minutes / English / Color

A boxer must confront his inner demons. A short film by Jules Nurrish.
Melissa Finell

Melissa Finell

| March 10, 2015

Read more about Melissa Finell, the director of Disaster Preparedness.

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Disaster Preparedness

Disaster Preparedness

| March 10, 2015

UCLA / 2014 / 15 minutes / English / Color

A hurricane pulls a couple out of their comfort zone and drops them at the crossroads of commitment, disaster and the art of being prepared. A short film by Melissa Finell.
Alex Jablonski

Alex Jablonski

| March 11, 2014

Read more about Alex Jablonski, the director of Blue Boy.

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Blue Boy

Blue Boy

| March 11, 2014

Credited with saving a kid’s life, a teenage lifeguard decides to act on his romantic obsession with a gorgeous country club wife. A short film by Alex Jablonski.

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I Feel Stupid

I Feel Stupid

| April 3, 2013

UCLA / 2012 / 15 minutes / English / Color

An awkward teenage girl reconnects with a childhood friend who is quite mature. A short film by Milena Pastreich.

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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