• 2008
  • 2:58
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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)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Pretty in Pink

By Jessica Speer

The girls upstairs are loud and fun, and one of them is Miss Wicker Park. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 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)

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  • 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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  • 2009
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Lovable Losers

By Rich Halten

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)

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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)

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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)

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  • 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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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • USA

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What's up with the house next door?

By Quin J. McCarthy

A tale of growing up in Uptown. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweet, Sweet Victory

By Logan Jaffe

A regular at Victory's Banner restaurant in Roscoe Village, Marge Stumpf doesn't show up one day. (more)

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  • 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)

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  • 2015
  • 2:59
  • US

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Where You Live?

By David Dault

A meditation on the perceptions of Chicago as a violent city. (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)

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  • 2014
  • 0:09
  • USA

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The 2014 Third Coast Conference

By TCF

Bugle call please... registration is now open! (more)

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  • 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)

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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)

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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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