• 2013
  • 2:58
  • FRANCE

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Stardust, Lightly Salted

By Laura Morris

A reflection on the relationship between one teenager's struggle with anorexia... and the existence of black holes. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 22:18
  • Canada

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In So Many Words

By Teresa Goff

Stephen Goff's life changed dramatically after a stroke left him with aphasia. Previously an outspoken father and salesman, the condition reduced his vocabulary to just a few words.  (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:29
  • USA

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Re:sound #74: The Hospice Show

By Various producers

This hour: a surprising look at the relationship between a hospice worker and his patient. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Salt On the Lips

By Jenny Asarnow

David channels his frustrated desires into detailed fantasies for the perfect sensual feast. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 10:32
  • USA

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Everybody SCREAM!!

By Jonathan Mitchell

Spin class gets personal. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 23:30
  • USA

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Thembi's AIDS Diary

By Joe Richman

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sour Stomach: Where's the Bathroom?

By Kristofor Husted

IBS is gross, funny and crappy (pun intended) to live with and it tries to dictate my life. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 15:45
  • USA

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Honoring the Body: Taharah

By Rebecca Sheir

The Jewish burial ritual places great importance on treating the deceased with the utmost honor and respect. This is especially important during the ceremony of taharah, which involves the physical cleansing of the dead body. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:57
  • DENMARK

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Sweet Muscles

By Julie Thing

70% of Tamara's life is about her diet, with one aim: to become the best female bodybuilder in the country. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • AUSTRALIA

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Umami Love

By Belinda Lopez

A girl with a voracious appetite for chefs samples a taste of true love. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:50
  • CANADA

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Feast and Famine: A Bitter Cure to Finally Forgetting Your Ex

By Maxine Bergevin

Kurt Callum woke up one morning and realized he had gone fourteen days straight without thinking even once of his ex or their bitter break-up. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (Snoreasurus)

By Jeremy Reichardt

Recordings of not sleeping. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • AUSTRALIA

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Bittersweet Courses for Horses

By Eurydice Aroney & Tom Morton

Man's appetite for money may mean the end of three courses for horses. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 14:20
  • UK

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The View From Here

By Melanie Wilson

A patient, blinded in an accident, wakes to another day of darkness. Resolved to sidestep the persistent murk of her obscured vision, she turns instead to the world of her imagination and memory, where the everyday patterns of human routine take on a new significance. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Six Minutes

By Katie Ball

A motorcyclist hits the only tree standing in an otherwise empty field. (more)

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  • 11:29
  • Peru

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Tur de Lima

By Lucho Hernandez & Jesse Hardman

Musician Lucho Hernandez is visually impaired, but is able to "see" his native city, Lima, Peru, simply by listening carefully. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:30
  • EGYPT

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From Sweet Appetite to a Healthy Appetite

By Yomna Khallaf

If you want to be healthy and fit, you must well inform your appetite. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:22
  • USA

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Home Sweet Home

By Tanya Basu

Robert Lipman, a freshman at the University of Chicago who also runs an underground pop-up gourmet restaurant in Hyde Park, discusses the surprising, nearly fatal reason for his insatiable appetite to serve high-end food. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 7:39
  • Australia

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If

By Sherre DeLys & John Jacobs

A young patient reinvents his experience of being in the hospital through metaphor and allusion. Responding to "what if" questions, Andrew exemplifies the transformative qualities of fantasy, empathy, and humor. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:36
  • EGYPT

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A Bitter Life

By Mohammed Nagi

Helping to create a conscience, informing people of the world's biggest injustice, and promoting social responsibility. (more)

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