• 2005
  • 15:28
  • USA

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Mad About Magpies

By Guy Hand

Many people look to the natural world for clues about living a more harmonious life. For example, we aspire to traits we associate with certain animals: the wisdom of the owl, the noble bearing of the bald eagle, or the grace of the swan. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Family Tree

By Kyle Sweet-Chavez & Sergio Chavez

Two families share very different reasons for planting a tree when their baby is born. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:56
  • USA

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One Man's Sour is Another Man's Sweet

By Victoria Bedford & Abigail Collins

Maximus Thaler has an interesting relationship with food. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 11:33
  • USA

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90 Degrees North

By Elizabeth Arnold

From the exact top of the world, Elizabeth Arnold reflects on being so far away from the rest of it. (more)

Northpole
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Greenness Envy

By Eileen Heyes

It’s a terrible, beautiful affliction, with no known cure. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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All You Need is a Wall (For A Classroom)

By Aaron Sand

A few late students help us understand why the classroom is a special place. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Traveling and Trees

By Pauline Kochanski

How trees affect me as a photographer. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2011
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2011 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 1

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts this year's national broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2011 TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (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
  • 2013
  • 2:51
  • USA

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The Bitter Story of the Saddest City in the World

By Paul Zenke & Adam Malecek

The forgotten story of the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 told in three courses: the calm before the storm, the firestorm's appetite, and the recovery. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 16:48
  • USA

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From Sagebrush to Steppe

By Hal Cannon & Taki Telonidis

Two years ago a group of Mongolian herdsmen and musicians traveled to Elko, Nevada, to participate in the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering. (more)

Herdsman
  • 2008
  • 2:48
  • USA

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When Condos Travel

By Sara Robberson

This piece explores what happens when trailers want to stay put, but condos travel -- removing Austin residents and their beloved trees. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • UK

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Green Fingers Gather

By Vaska Trajkovska

"Reflections on gardening, allotments, and community in a Garden Sunday event at Plot 22 - a nature space, allotment garden, meeting circle, and learning resource." (more)

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  • 2001
  • 14:49
  • Australia

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Jarman's Garden

By Sherre DeLys

Throughout the long illness at the end of his life, fllmmaker Derek Jarman put an extraordinary amount of passion and physical labor into his uniqe and rugged garden. (more)

Jarrmans
  • 2012
  • 3:02
  • USA

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Anthony and the Green Goats

By Jenny Ament

Anthony explains the economics of the Goat Farm. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 58:50
  • USA

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Ocean Hour

By Keith Talbot & Larry Massett

Two friends sit on a dock, meandering through a variety of ocean stories (some true and some not): (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:01
  • Canada

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That Close

By Eva Boodman

Montreal's Royal Park is the backdrop to a woman's memories and the place where she is most at home. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Eight Beige Floors

By Abigail Keel

A brief look at a neighborhood many have lived in, but no one stays in for long. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:31
  • USA

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Don't Forget to Feed Your Soul... Food (A Salty Reminder)

By Sally Herships

My mom, some crystals and an unexpected appetite. (more)

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