• 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Black and White and Read All Over

By Julie Shapiro

Cub reporter Leila is keeping a keen eye on Drake Avenue, especially one particular family. (more)

Sd12_black_shapiro
  • 2009
  • 3:33
  • USA

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Riding Through the Summer

By Katie Mingle

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Mingle
  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #130: The Chicago Show

By Various

This hour: Chicago. Hogbutcher to the world, jewel of the Midwest, and everything inbetween. (more)

Dabears
  • 2009
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Studs & Jimmy

By Alan Hall

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Haymarket Incident

By Rehman Tungekar

One teenager changes my perspective about a significant event in labor (and U.S.) history. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2009
  • 2:45
  • Canada

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Carl, with an El

By Neil Sandell

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Drawing the Purple Line

By Natalie Rothfels

Being a neighbor can mean having a duty, but it's not always that simple. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Random Ghost Behavior: The Center is Always White

By Jacob Gigler-Caro

Do spirits exist? (more)

Sd12_white_giglercaro
  • 2009
  • 2:16
  • USA

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I've Never Lived in Chicago

By Jonathan Mitchell

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Romance at the Red Line Tap

By Tricia Bobeda

Characters come out of the woodwork to take the stage at a weekly open mic at The Red Line Tap in the Rogers Park neighborhood of Chicago. (more)

Sd12tile
  • 2009
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Couple Two Tree

By Sean Cole

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Dabears
  • 2012
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Midnight Blues

By Justin Perleoni & Chris Savell

A night like any other in an unusual life. (more)

Sd12_blue_perleoni
  • 2008
  • 13:44
  • USA

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Chosen People

By Eric Molinsky

At least forty thousand African Americans are practicing Jews. They call themselves Hebrew Israelites and their style of worship inspires a variety of reactions: enthusiasm, curiosity, and sometimes even outright hostility. (more)

Temple1_edited
  • 2009
  • 2:57
  • USA

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Beat Street

By Chris Sewell

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Sewell
  • 2012
  • 3:01
  • USA

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How Chicago Hip Hop Went Platinum

By Sophia Posnock

The unlikely story of one man's role in the rise of Chicago hip hop. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 21:26
  • USA

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Harper High School

By Ben Calhoun, Linda Lutton & Alex Kotlowitz

In the 2011 -2012 school year, Harper High School, located in one of Chicago’s most violent neighborhoods, saw 29 of its current and recent students shot. (more)

Luttonkotlowitz Tcf-winner-award
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Her Beautiful Brown Burden

By Ashley Kim

Little did I know that my neighbor has a special gift, which I'd like to call a beautiful brown burden. (more)

Sd12_brown_kim
  • 2009
  • 6:14
  • USA

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Cooler by the Lake

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2009
  • 3:30
  • USA

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The Big City

By Sean Hurley

To celebrate the launch of our new website, the TCF presents the Chicago Sound Drops - short audio works that conjure the city through sound, story, and imagination. (more)

Shortdocs09
  • 2013
  • 6:37
  • USA

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Harper Funeral

By Linda Lutton

A principal reflects on a turbulent year: 27 current or former students shot, 8 of them dead. (more)

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