• 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Revived Ivory: A Musical Instrument Lending Library

By Chris Trimmer

Sometimes, the greatest musical treasures are in our own backyard. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Black and Blue, Not Pink

By Lindsey Kratochwill

Every week, my roommate Olivia goes to the gym down the street to punch people and while she may be like one of the guys when she's in the ring, friends and family don't quite understand. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:14
  • USA

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A Silent Tornado. A Long, Black Night.

By Mary Helen Miller

Virginia Miller and her husband Tim recount the night a tornado hit Apison, Tenn., and how it changed their relationship with their neighbors. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Gold Dust

By Laurence Yeung

What is the most expensive thing in the world? (more)

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  • 2009
  • 42:17
  • USA

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The Ashes of Oakridge

By Queena Sook Kim & Frank Stoltze

A wildfire swept through Oakridge Mobile Home Park in Sylmar, California in November 2008, destroying more homes, and displacing more families, than any California blaze in decades. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 27:39
  • South Africa / UK

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The Last Voice of an Ancient Tongue

By ABC Ulwazi

Elsie Vaalbooi was the last speaker of !Auni, the ancient language of South Africa's first peoples. Producer Siven Maslamoney tells the story of how languages die and how Elsie's people have been driven to extinction. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Man With a Blue Truck

By Eve Abrams

Who knew a hit and run could end in friendship? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • UK

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White Gold--Fridge Politics of a Student House

By Chris Pearson

A look at what happens when nine individuals have to share one small fridge, and the challenges and issues that come up as a result. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:56
  • USA

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Viva La Fiesta!

By Diane Bock

It's time to celebrate Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Crown the King: Red Takes Black

By Adam Kampe

2012 SHORTDOCS WINNER! One block from Adam Kampe's apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to trash talk over heated games of checkers. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:55
  • USA

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The Soul is Bittersweet

By Erin Connolly

The Hare Krishna Temple offers a free meal, in the hopes that those who visit will leave with a satisfied appetite; physically, mentally, and spiritually. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #192 The Waiting Show

By Multiple

This hour, waiting. Waiting in line, waiting for an organ transplant and waiting for a bus that's never, ever going to come. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 5:15
  • USA

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Dear Santo Toribio

By Sarah Geis

After Oklahoma passed the toughest anti-immigration bill in the country, a Catholic church in Tulsa was looking for help, so they created a shrine to Santo Toribio, the patron saint of immigrants. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 14:58
  • Canada

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A Map of the Sea

By Chris Brookes

For centuries, Newfoundland fisheries were hailed as the greatest in the world.  Then, in 1992, their main export, the codfish, disappeared. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 36:11
  • USA

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My Way or the FBI Way

By Michael May

A year ago, a swat team broke down the door of a home in downtown St. Paul and found eight Molotov cocktails inside. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Gulf

By Christine McKenna

How can we make sense of the communication and resource problems identified long before Hurricane Katrina that led to such tragic consequences for many residents of New Orleans? (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Bitter Destruction, Sweet Return

By Emily Files

Six people working at restaurants near the Boston Marathon explosions share their experiences as they re-open their doors to customers hungry for the city to return to normal. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Red Envelope Fairy

By Jonah Newman

Across the street from my apartment, Elaine Autwell delivers Freedom of Information Act requests to every department in the City of Evanston, a job which has earned her the title of the "Red Envelope Fairy." (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:48
  • France

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Pink Pong

By Daniel Martin-Borret

Louise tries to teach me singing, and Philip speaks about silence and writing. (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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