• 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (art)

By Peggy Keiner

When an elementary school teacher who has never taken an art class is asked to be a presenter at an art awards ceremony, she enlists the help of students and parents to explain to her what art actually is. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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All You Need is a Wall (in Plato's Cave)

By Sarah Boothroyd

A riff on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, in which humans are presented as prisoners who spend their entire lives staring at a cave wall, mistaking the shadows they see there for the totality of existence. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:41
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Hell's Calliope)

By Hester L Fuller

Antoinette Jacobson, a sculptor from Norwich, VT, demonstrates her "pyrophone" (fire organ) on a chilly October night on the quad at Colby-Sawyer College in New London NH. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • Australia

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Chain of Missing Links - 6

By Josh Gibbs

An age-old story told by ex-slave Alice Gaston, speaking of her former masters, and hearing the constant rattle of long-gone chains. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • Netherlands

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Chain of Missing Links - 25

By Marnie Chesterton & Henry Hocking

The chains that code for our genes only make up 2% of our DNA, which means the purpose of the rest of the stuff is a bit of a mystery.... (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:03
  • Canada

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I Didn't Know That...(a different kind of romance)

By Kaitlin Prest

Kaitlin and her recorder sitting in a tree…with Kelly the herbalist discussing the possibilities of plant-loving. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 10

By Andrew Hood

The pastor in this fictional drama is the main character in a half-completed short story. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links (A Case of Musical Stairs)

By Joanna Stein & Nicole Beemsterboer

Producers Joanna Stein and Nicole Beemsterboer take their ears underground and find the origin of some mysterious music. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links (for a nervous kitty)

By Tom Horan

Jenn Hartmann was moving from New York to Los Angeles, but she had to find a way to bring her nervous kitty. Unfortunately, she decided to fly. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 76:28
  • USA

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Presenting the 2010 Third Coast ShortDocs - Book Odds

By Julie Shapiro, The Books, Niall Farrell, Matt Purdy, Andrea Silenzi & Frances Willick

In early 2010, the Third Coast teamed up with the incomparable pop / indie / experiemental band The Books, and issued an open invitation to make radio. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Why They Make Us Laugh)

By Adam Rose-Levy

A piece which explores the psychological aspects of stand-up comedy and offers insight into the seemingly simple world of the comedian. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #142 The Book Odds Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: We showcase some of our favorite stories from the 2010 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge: Book Odds, and talk to the organizer of the project, Third Coast Artistic Director Julie Shapiro about the rules, the incentives, and our collaboration with widely-acclaimed musical duo, The Books. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:33
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (about windows)

By Megan Williams

Megan Williams' friend Lorella talks about the social experiment she conducts on a bus in Milan, Italy each August. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:42
  • Netherlands

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All You Need is a Wall - 10

By Marijke Peters & Henry Hocking

Writers' block forces an author to reconsider her approach to a lack of inspiration. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (or Rat Shootin')

By N/A

A micro-doc of a man's love of shootin' rats, while absorbing the laid back city life from his back porch. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 1

By Rachael Myrow

Randy Morton of Pacific Piano Supply in Chatsworth, California talks as he prepares to re-string the Myrow family Steinway. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 5

By Devin Hildebrand

The non-fiction scattered story of Devin Hildebrand's family Christmas '95, when his sister received a real kitten, Jodi, just like she wanted, among other things. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin night - 10

By Ross Farbe & Devin Hildebrand

This song is a story about the magestical feelings and memories related to going fishing as a child. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links (with the Fourth of July)

By Zachary Baiel

Recordings of celebration in a distant land. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:15
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 10

By Jenny Asarnow & Emily Eagle

On a rare sunny day in Seattle, we walk around the neighborhood and learn from strangers what we don't know. (more)

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