• 2007
  • 2:58
  • Canada

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What Do You Want?

By Julia Grant

It's hard to think of anything that will last forever. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Time to Tip

By David Hain

The courageous story of one coffee mug trying to get by in a house of people he hates. (Writing from the perspective of the mug in the first person, present tense.) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Thought I'd Be Rewarded for My Dating Gumption

By Saya April Hillman

You think you're being mature and courageous, trait which will surely be rewarded with reciprocal sentiments of love...right? (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Buddhist Mice

By Karen Michel

Buddhist teachings and mouse death. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:58
  • USA

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Caryll and Sidney: An Unlikely Love Story

By Kay Collins

Catholic mystic falls for the Ace of Spies in post-World War 1 London. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:31
  • Russia

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An American Tail

By Anastasia Ivanova

Cats and mice, peace and war, Russia and the USA -- do you still believe in these oppositions? (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:37
  • USA

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Musings Over Coffee

By Sandra Sleight-Brennan

Half commentary, half documentary, the inscription on this coffee mug took me back to old memories. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Tintinnabulation (Florence, Italy)

By Lisa Tharpe

Florence is a city filled with bells: church bells, hand bells, door bells, bike bells . . . (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Mini-Meta-Mouse-umentary

By Sue Mell

Mousetraps and other intersections between human beings and mice. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:35
  • USA

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Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Mousetrap

By Ezekiel Weaver

Both brief reflection on mousetraps and a nod to Wallace Stevens. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:42
  • USA

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Living off the Land

By Nanette Drake Oldenbourg

A Labor Day homage to women. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:13
  • USA

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Gifts

By Firestone Mulvaney

Two life-long bachelors kvetch over the phone. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:54
  • Bolivia

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Miss Cholita Pageant

By Ruxandra Guidi

The "Miss Cholita" pageant celebrates a female ideal that is fast disappearing among Bolivian indigenous women. This year, the pageant was shaken by a scandal: the winner had turned out to have been wearing fake braids. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:36
  • USA

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Mugs With Messages

By Suzy Kahn

The thoughts of a creative woman of valor, who might never make history. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:03
  • USA

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Stiff Peaks

By Jeffrey Letterly

The first step in making cookies is to purchase a metal bike jingle-bell in a western mountain town. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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My Bike Had a Burger Bell: A Tragic Tale of Loss and Woe

By Mia Lobel

This is a true story about bike commuting, theft and making the best of a bad situation. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Frenchie Movie

By Tim Forrest & Jeff Peters

"No man is an island, entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main . . . any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in mankind, and therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; it tolls for thee." - John Donne (1572-1631) (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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You Make My Heart Go

By John Biewen

A meandering train of thought arrives at a Dollar Storey connnection just in time. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:46
  • USA

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The New Pleasant Revolution

By Michael Slaboch & Tony Mendoza

A bike messenger provides alternatives to horrible traffic horns. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:01
  • USA

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The Trap

By David Maxon

Here's a rumination on the ethics of pest killing and attempts at avoidance of the graphic nature thereof. (more)

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