• 2008
  • 7:45
  • USA

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Sweetgum Handshake

By Julie Shapiro & Rick and Megan Shaw Prelinger

Here's a radio explanation of the Radio Ephemera ShortDocs Challenge, including descriptions from Rick and Megan Prelinger, of the books selected for the project. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2010
  • 74:51
  • USA

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Oscar, Shmoscar! (Friday)

By Gwen Macsai, Laurence Grissell, Virginia Millington, Sofia Saldanha & Shea Shackelford

Who needs the Academy Awards when you have the Third Coasties? (more)

Oscars_macsai
  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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A Bittersweet Experiment

By Elise Pepple and Ellen Frankenstein

Two producers explore the hungers generated from living on an island in Alaska and some attempts at satisfying them. (more)

Sd13_pepple_bittersweet
  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Is That My Imagination?

By Meghan Vigeant

The story of a mind on strike. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2014
  • 91:43
  • USA

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Finding Your Visual Voice

By Kainaz Amaria

How do you take your storytelling instincts and translate them into the land of photography? (more)

Tc2014fri-18
  • 2001
  • 21:00
  • USA

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Face of Mercy, Face of Hate

By Michael Montgomery & Stephen Smith

Predrag Bundalo was a Serbian fighter in Sarajevo, who everyone called by his nickname, "Gaga." On the eve of his 36th birthday, Gaga stopped to visit an elderly Muslim woman in her apartment. (more)

Faceofmercy_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 2:42
  • USA

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A Sweet Ear

By Jackie Sojico

The case for why we crave pop music as part of our musical diet. (more)

Sd13_sojico_sweet
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • Germany

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Chain of Missing Links - 36

By Jonathan Beier, JJ Hurvich & Tad Klimp

A German and a Jew attempt to discover the relationship between their past and present - but their conversation proves only to weave a distorted map of missing links. (more)

Bo_missinglinks36_hurvich
  • 2008
  • 3:06
  • USA

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The Searchers (Based on a True Story)

By David P. Earle

Where do lost stories go? Potato pancakes are involved. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2014
  • 51:32
  • Sweden

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Woman Found Dead By Lake Shore

By Hugo Lavett

The body of a woman - violently injured - is found on the shore of a lake northeast of Loftahammer, Sweden. The prime suspect? Her husband. (more)

Agneta_westerlund
  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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mishmash

By Regina Botros

Many different stories make this whole. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (on which people have the lamest conversation ever)

By Dennis Conrow

This is what happens on the last night of the Third Coast Conference, on a cold freezin’ October night in 2006, when you put six sleep-deprived radio producers in a hotel room at three o’clock in the morning with cheap pizza, bad recording equipment, and a fair bit of alcohol. (more)

Bo_coldfreezin_lameconvo__conrow
  • 2012
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Faded Red Valentines

By Bianca Giaever

College students in my dorm recount how their parents met. (more)

Sd12_red_giaever
  • 2008
  • 2:55
  • USA

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In Order to Remember

By Sue Mell & David Graham

Stories, photos, tape . . . all ways of recording, of trying to preserve, that which is so ephemeral to begin with: our memories. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2003
  • 32:01
  • USA

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The Herrin Massacre

By Gary Covino

America's history is rich with the stories of antagonistic coal strikes, but the Herrin Massacre of 1922 is a particularly distressing event that resulted in the deaths of nearly two dozen strike-breakers. (more)

Minerpainting_newsite
  • 2003
  • 73:11
  • USA

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To Err (on the Air) Is Human

By Gwen Macsai, Katie Davis, Barrett Golding & Michael Johnson

No one likes to make mistakes, but the difference between you (brilliant producer) and the guy next to you (average producer) is in learning how to use those mistakes to your advantage. (more)

Toerr_pidgey
  • 2006
  • 2:49
  • USA

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The Mime

By Cyrus Farivar & Rebeka Kouy-Ghadosh

The sounds of Turkish pop star Tarkan melds with possibly the most annoying roommate ever. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2008
  • 2:48
  • USA

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When Condos Travel

By Sara Robberson

This piece explores what happens when trailers want to stay put, but condos travel -- removing Austin residents and their beloved trees. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2013
  • 2:04
  • USA

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Sweet Dream

By Wolfgang Hastert

A man remembers a dream, a snack and an idea about sound by filmmaker Robert Bresson. (more)

Sd13_hastert_sweet
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Charlie: Boston's Freedom Fighter

By Kristopher Carter

A call for the folk hero of a 1948 protest song to rise up against the misuse of his name, which is being slathered across the very thing he fought against. (more)

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