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Posted inArts

With ‘Beautiful Sin,’ Berkeley filmmaker tackles Costa Rican reproductive rights controversy

Gabriela Quirós, a Berkeley documentary filmmaker, spent 12 years making Beautiful Sin, which will air on KQED TV, Sunday Sept. 13 at 6 p.m. The film tells a surprising Latin American reproductive rights story, one with resonance for the United States. In 2000, anti-abortion activists, with the help of the Catholic Church and a U.S. […]

Posted inSchools, Video

Berkeley High’s Principal talks about attendance scam

Following last week’s revelation of student-generated attendance fraud at Berkeley High School, Principal Pasquale Scuderi and Quan Tran, a BHS senior and chief of service of the Associated Student Body there, were interviewed this morning by Michael Krasny on KQED’s Forum. Thirty-two students have been suspended from Berkeley High School for breaking into the school’s attendance system and […]

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KQED launches partnership with Berkeleyside

KQED, the nation’s most listened-to public radio station, today launched an innovative partnership with Berkeleyside and three other local online news sites. KQED is working with Berkeleyside, Oakland Local, NeighborWebSJ and SF Public Press to bring both more depth and greater coverage of local stories to the station and its website. The local sites, in turn, […]

Posted inArts, Video

Berkeley filmmakers on issues of Jewish identity, Israel

Between Two Worlds, the new documentary from Berkeley filmmakers Alan Snitow and Deborah Kaufman, tackles the ongoing divisions within the American Jewish community over Israel and Jewish identity by telling five riveting stories. The film is being shown at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and is playing in Berkeley on Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., at the […]

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Everything you wanted to know about Berkeley, on KQED

On Thursday, Berkeleyside’s Frances Dinkelspiel was interviewed by Jon Brooks, Editor of KQED’s News Fix, about Berkeley — the biggest issues facing the city, its financial health and business climate, food culture and outsize influence nationwide. Dinkelspiel also spoke about Berkeleyside, and in particular its diverse and engaged readership. “One of the most interesting things […]