• 2006
  • 24:45
  • USA

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My Lobotomy

By David Isay & Piya Kochar

My Lobotomy explores one of medical history’s most controversial chapters -- when transorbital lobotomies were widely condoned -- through one man’s personal journey. (more)

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  • 2000
  • 16:40
  • USA

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Healing the Wound of Wounded Knee

By Hal Cannon & Taki Telonidis

Leonard Little Finger is the great-great grandson of Chief Big Foot, whose band of Lakota Sioux Indians were killed at Wounded Knee, South Dakota, in 1890. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:44
  • USA

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Feisty Mama

By Melissa Canciller

A daughter finds an old picture of her mother and sees her mother differently. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweet Taste of Couscous

By Marie Telling

My grandparents had very little in common except for their appetite for couscous. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #34: The Echoes of War Show

By Various producers

This hour: memories and reverberations of conflict. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #73: The Siblings Show

By Various producers

This hour: brothers and sisters contend with family illness. (more)

Siblings
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Netherlands

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Oh, Where Have You Been, My Blue-Eyed Son?

By Belinda Lopez

Liza introduces her new love, Jonah. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 59:00
  • USA

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The Colors Show

By Katie Mingle

This hour: a purple hotel, a family who argues over their skin color, a singing rainbow and more. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 13:02
  • Canada

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The Change in Farming

By Adam Goddard & Steve Wadhams

This story brings together a young Toronto composer, Adam Goddard, whose passion is music, and his 90-year-old grandfather, Henry Haws, whose passion is farming. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 43:04
  • Germany

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The Forbidden Voyage

By Stephen Erickson

As a young boy, Earle Reynolds had a dream to build and sail a boat around the world. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 23:30
  • USA

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Thembi's AIDS Diary

By Joe Richman

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 8:19
  • USA

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Memento Mori

By Jude Fletcher

Some members of Jude Fletcher's family have a fondness for taking pictures of the dead. Their photo albums boast the typical shots of joyous celebrations and family gatherings, side by side with shots of loved ones in their caskets. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Bitter Taste of Reality

By Manda Lillie

Matthew is like every normal teenager with a hunger for independence, but he faces a few unique challenges. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 56:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #186 The 2013 Short Docs Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: We showcase some of our favorite stories from the 2013 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge: Appetite, and talk to the organizer of the project, former Third Coast Artistic Director Julie Shapiro about the rules, the incentives, and our collaboration with the James Beard Foundation. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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An Appetite for Affirmation: The Bittersweet of Pleasing Your Parents and Pleasing Your Self

By Lyndi Hollis

Most of us go to college to make our dreams happen, but what do you do when what you want might not be the same as what your parents want? (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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'Til Death Do Us Part

By Sasha Aslanian

Producer Sasha Aslanian's divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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To Begin With

By Emily Hilliard

A few stories told at once. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 21:27
  • USA

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What Happened at Dos Erres

By Brian Reed & Habiba Nosheen

In 1982, the Guatemalan military massacred the villagers of Dos Erres, killing more than 200 people. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:22
  • USA

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Home Sweet Home

By Tanya Basu

Robert Lipman, a freshman at the University of Chicago who also runs an underground pop-up gourmet restaurant in Hyde Park, discusses the surprising, nearly fatal reason for his insatiable appetite to serve high-end food. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Instant Coffee

By Dennis Conrow

A son remembers a woman who loved instant coffee and who may or may not have enjoyed being a housewife. (more)

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