• 2010
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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I Didn't Know That (Eyeborgs Really Exist)

By Britt Wray

A Canadian filmmaker who lost his eye replaces his prosthetic with a bionic camera-eye so he can shoot documentary video from his pupil. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:07
  • USA

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Sweet Taste of Shelbyville

By Gabrielle Reed

One small town’s claim of fame is a local bakery whose pastries have created a strong tradition. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #2: The High School Show

By Assorted producers

This hour: we head back to high school. For better or for worse. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 84:34
  • UK

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The Audible Picture Show

By Matt Hulse

Matt Hulse presents short audio works by a diverse range of inventive audio artists and filmmakers, created specifically for "a darkened cinema." (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #32: The Hollywood Show

By Various producers

This hour: an obscure director frets his way through Sundance, the accidental genre known as film noir, and more. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 83:16
  • USA

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The Two Towns of Jasper

By Whitney Dow & Marco Williams

Producers and long-time friends Whitney Dow and Marco Williams (Two Tone Productions) discuss the making of their film Two Towns of Jasper, a documentary about the racially motivated murder of James Byrd, who in 1998 was dragged to his death after being beaten then chained to the back of a pick-up truck in Jasper, Texas. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #33: The Bollywood Show

By Various producers

This hour: a tall, white New Zealander heads to Mumbai to try and land a role in one of the hundreds of Bollywood films the industry churns out each year. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 119:26
  • USA

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Seeing Sound

By Joe Frank, Walter Murch, Randy Thom & The Kitchen Sisters

Sound editor Walter Murch (The Godfather, Apocalypse Now, The English Patient), sound designer Randy Thom (The Right Stuff, The Thin Blue Line), and radio artist Joe Frank deconstruct excerpts from their work... (more)

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  • 2001
  • 21:44
  • USA

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Road Scholar

By Andrei Codrescu

You might recognize Andrei Codrescu's voice from his insightful commentaries on NPR, but Codrescu has also brought his unique perspective on American culture to the silver screen, via the movie Road Scholar. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 31:43
  • Australia

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Von Trapped

By Natalie Kestecher

Von Trapped is a story about a woman obsessed with The Sound of Music, as well as other things Austrian. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 40:56
  • New Zealand

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The Long-Expected Party

By Camilla Maling

This Radio New Zealand documentary explores the construction of the world of The Lord of the Rings through the eyes of the New Zealanders whose "good old kiwi ingenuity" on the film set brought Middle Earth to life. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #187 The Matt Power Show

By Multiple

This hour, we celebrate the work of a great journalist — Matt Power, who died March 10, 2014 while on assignment in Uganda. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:30
  • USA

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The Golden Mug Award

By David Weinberg

The coveted golden mug award is given to an actor or actress for their portrayal of an independent woman in history. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:55
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 6

By Tom Tenney

I Didn't Know That is a sonic exploration of state-controlled "truths," created almost entirely from appropriated public domain educational and military-training films. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Distilling Stiller

By Zak Rosen

A man walks into his own neuroses. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 35:27
  • USA

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Wellington, Texas

By Katherine Wells

When you enter Wellington, Texas, one of the first things you see is a large billboard that says: Welcome to Wellington: Great Past, Bright Future. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 5:46
  • USA

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Sound Design From Hell

By Jonathan Mitchell

Film sound designer Steve Boeddeker demonstrates how sound can be used to enhance the emotional impact of a scene. (more)

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