• 2009
  • 2:18
  • USA

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Dawn at Chicago's Magic Hedge

By Noe Cuellar

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
  • 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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  • 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
  • 3:30
  • 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
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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(Blue) Locker Partners

By Linda Lutton

What it's like to be neighbors in a space that's nine inches wide. (more)

Sd12_blue_lutton
  • 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
  • 2:53
  • USA

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PCAF

By Zachary Baiel

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)

Coffinbb
  • 2014
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Mike and Victor: A Family Story

By Alex Kotlowitz & Amy Drozdowska

In 1993, Mike Checuga was a 24 year-old working obsessively long hours until his boss ordered him to take a day off each week. (more)

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  • 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
  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #141 The Hustling Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Hustlers. Some are straight-up con artists, and others are just doing what they have to do to get by. (more)

Hustling
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Unobstructed Pink and Blue

By Jennifer Swann

A landlord and a tenant inhabit the same building on West 18th Street in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Rudy's Gray Area

By Jennifer Brandel

Rudy has lived on this bizarre little block since 1953, before a dozen railroad tracks and nearly as many highway lanes separated it from other residential neighborhoods. (more)

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  • 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
  • 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)

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  • 2009
  • 3:55
  • USA

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Chicago's Gangster

By Heather Radke

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
  • 2014
  • 56:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #186 The 2013 Short Docs Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: We showcase some of our favorite stories from the 2013 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge: Appetite, and talk to the organizer of the project, former Third Coast Artistic Director Julie Shapiro about the rules, the incentives, and our collaboration with the James Beard Foundation. (more)

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  • 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

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