• 2006
  • 2:33
  • USA

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Don't Take the Girl

By Jessica Gonzalez

Musical murder trial with a twist. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • USA

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Just Read My Cards

By Briana O'Higgins

Rude tarot card reader gets really angry. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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'Til Death Do Us Part

By Sasha Aslanian

Producer Sasha Aslanian's divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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I Like the Way You Talk

By Eric Markowitz

Baglama begins and ends chopped interviews with seniors about love and death and music. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Portugal

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Sweetheart, I Hate You

By Antonio Almeida

Two e-lovers meet in the flesh and the thrill is gone. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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Train Wars

By Jayne Fenton Keane

Jayne Fenton Keane talks with India's former Socialist Defence Minister, Mr. George Fernandes, and former President of the Socialist Party of India, Ms. Jaya Jaitley, about the Railway Strikes of 1975 that brought down Sonia Ghandi's government. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Louise

By Deepthi Welaratna

A young man runs away from the circus. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Courtney and Catherine

By Katie Day Good

Two girls don't see eye to eye on what defines a bright future. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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Where My Ears Have Been

By Jayne Fenton Keane

Composed from sounds recorded during a residency at the National Science and Technology Museum, Taiwan, this is a story about communication. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:39
  • Canada

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I Don't Know. I Know.

By Neil Sandell

To begin, restating rules is used to avoid actually following rules, just as this more-than-one-sentence description avoids the request for a single sentence through the misuse of the semi-colon; later, mundane answering machine messages become menacing, as the producer manipulates their meaning with music. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • UK

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Kitchen Confidential

By Kelly McCarthy-Maine

Thai Red Curry that has a bit of a kick. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Long Way Home

By David Henderson

New light on the wanderings of Odysseus provided by the discovery of Penelope's answering machine tape. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Hearing Things

By Carolina Wheat

A narrator tackles disembodied voices; admitting she seeks out the strange while actual Electronic Voice Phenomenon reverberates in a surreal background. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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We Can All Hear You Now

By Nancy Tyler

Yeah, they're handy, but cell phones sure are annoying. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • UK

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From Glasgow to Basra

By Anna Norberg

A mother misses her son. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • Canada

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Dancing

By Julia Grant

You have to ask someone to dance with you, and you have to accept when they ask you to dance. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • Australia

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Bring on Jesus!

By Big Swifty

Superstition, money, rules, bullshit, loud guitars, talking Moses and Jesus, and Santa! (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 2:33
  • Austria

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No More Bad Luck (Tess Gallagher Meets Raymond Carver)

By Alfred Koch

Woman meets man. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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O Happy Dagger

By Allison Schuette-Hoffman

A man and his dagger part ways after the dagger has second thoughts. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 81:14
  • USA

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Presenting the 2006 TCF ShortDocs: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story

By Julie Shapiro, Matt Madden, Sasha Aslanian, Zoe Irvine, Carma Jolly & Jill Dorothy Summers

For the 2006 ShortDocs Challenge, the Third Coast was inspired by and collaborated with cartoonist and illustrator Matt Madden. (more)

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