• 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)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2006
  • 2:34
  • UK

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9/8 (INC)

By London Concrete

A direct reaction to the submission criteria without prior rehearsal. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2010
  • 5:07
  • Australia

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City Nights: Star for Sale

By Gretchen Miller

A man visits a star sale, where auctioneers are selling off the cosmos to the highest bidder. The Southern Cross, Orion's Belt, the Big Dipper -- they're all up for grabs. (more)

Star_image_small
  • 2009
  • 35:11
  • Germany

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Children's America

By Alessandro Bosetti

Imagine an America ruled by children. They staff the post offices, run the schools, oversee the military, and decide on the form of government. (more)

Ca_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 61:37
  • USA

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The Organist

By Andrew Leland, Ross Simonini & Jenna Weiss-Berman

The Organist is a monthly experimental arts & culture program produced by the editors of the Believer - the award-winning monthly magazine published by McSweeney's. (more)

Oranist_logotype
  • 2012
  • 13:50
  • UK

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Wireless Nights: Overnight Delivery

By Laurence Grissell

Each week on Wireless Nights, pop star Jarvis Cocker prowls the dark, finding stories of the night people. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Elevated (Grand Chicago)

By Aaron Ximm

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
  • 3:35
  • USA

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The Unexpected Sweetness

By Bernard Capistrano

Flowed mellow audio file that is down tempo but upbeat at the same time. (more)

Capistrano
  • 2003
  • 5:41
  • USA

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Voices in Your Head

By Pamela Z

Voices in Your Head is an audio segment from Voci, a performance work Pamela Z created in 2003. (more)

Pamelaz
  • 2014
  • 18:36
  • Belgium

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Senza Parole

By Katharina Smets

Rustle of cardboard and tin foil. Polka dots. A curious island in the middle of the Seine. (more)

Trainsupercrop
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 13

By Jennifer Deer

I realized after the fact that this is basically a cover of Aerosmith's "Dream On," for chorus of female voices. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 7:33
  • USA

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Geekspeak

By Pamela Z

The origins of Geekspeak lie in a 1995 artist residency Pamela Z participated in at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. (more)

Pamelaz
  • 2011
  • 28:22
  • UK

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Downtown Avant Garde

By Steve Shepherd

Composer, label owner and multi-instrumentalist John Zorn is one of the most beloved (and provocative) American masters of free jazz, improvisation, and musical innovation. (more)

Zorn_cropped
  • 2006
  • 81:14
  • USA

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Presenting the 2006 TCF ShortDocs: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story

By Julie Shapiro, Matt Madden, Sasha Aslanian, Zoe Irvine, Carma Jolly & Jill Dorothy Summers

For the 2006 ShortDocs Challenge, the Third Coast was inspired by and collaborated with cartoonist and illustrator Matt Madden. (more)

99ways_mmjs
  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • Australia

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Where My Ears Have Been

By Jayne Fenton Keane

Composed from sounds recorded during a residency at the National Science and Technology Museum, Taiwan, this is a story about communication. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2007
  • 2:32
  • USA

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Hickory Dickory Mouse

By Karen Michel

A story of nursery rhymes and life with mice. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2011
  • 8:05
  • USA

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Kohn

By Andy Mills

Most people find hearing their own voices (on voice mails or other recordings) strange, unfamiliar, or even discomforting. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 21:14
  • Canada

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Childhood Trains

By Sandy Thacker & Steve Wadhams

What is it about train travel that inspires music and memory? And why do people tend to confess their innermost thoughts once they get on board? (more)

Trainwindow
  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #108: The Here and There Show

By Various

This hour: here, there, and in-between. (more)

World_map
  • 2007
  • 2:44
  • Germany, Canada

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House Trap

By Robert Hoare & Steven Sauve

"The best-laid plans of mice and men go oft awry"- Rober Burns, To a Mouse [The mousetrap set recalls a long-forgotten incident in the producer's first residence in Toronto.] (more)

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