• 2004
  • 9:58
  • Russia

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File Under Soviet Bizarre: Vyacheslav Mescherin's Orchestra of Electro-Musical Instruments

By Charles Maynes

It was the closest thing to Muzak in Russia. This is the story of the rise, fall, and sudden resurgence of the music that dominated television and radio airwaves and whose spacey sounds made it the favorite of the USSR's cosmonauts. (more)

Mescherin2
  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #23: The God Show

By Various producers

This hour: gods, idols, worshipers, and skeptics. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2007
  • 34:33
  • Denmark

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Leaps and Dunes

By Sabine Hviid, Rikke Houd & Lisbeth Koerner

Summer sleepover camp means more than mosquito bites, sunburn, twig art, and bonfire gatherings. Camp offers many kids their first taste of independence -- which can be equal-parts blissful and terrifying. (more)

Leap
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • Germany

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Chain of Missing Links - 36

By Jonathan Beier, JJ Hurvich & Tad Klimp

A German and a Jew attempt to discover the relationship between their past and present - but their conversation proves only to weave a distorted map of missing links. (more)

Bo_missinglinks36_hurvich
  • 2009
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #111: The Radio Ephemera Show

By Various

This hour: the weird, wonderful results of the Radio Ephemera ShortDoc Challenge. (more)

Tciaf_placerholders_2
  • 1996
  • 44:08
  • UK

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Hinterlands

By Sara Conkey

In a blending of both drama and documentary, three bereaved women talk about their real experiences of loss and how they've tried to move forward with their lives. In a parallel drama, their loved ones meet on a beach in "the hinterland," somewhere between life and death. (more)

Hinterlands_pidgey
  • 2003
  • 58:52
  • USA / Australia

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Loose Tongues

By Natalie Kestecher & Susan Stone

Narrative deceptions, perverse fictions, audio portraiture: this conversation between feature-makers Natalie Kestecher and Susan Stone explores the interplay of story, character, and music, as well as the delights of creative ambiguity and communication in Kestecher's luminous, protean work. (more)

Loosetongues
  • 2007
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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Lapsed Trappist

By Stuart Ewings & Philip Briant

The gripping tale of a troubled Buddhist as he struggles with morals and mice in this short radio fiction based rather loosely on a true story. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • Denmark

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Chain of Missing Links - 26

By Kajsa Kvaale

This audio story is about seeking happiness away from home. (more)

Bo_missinglinks26_kvaale
  • 2012
  • 0:35
  • UK, USA, AUS

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2012 TC/RDHF Competition Winners

By 2012 Winners

We have Gold! We have Silver! And Bronze! And Honorable Mentions, Directors' Choice, Best News Feature and Best New Artist!  (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • Australia

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Bring on Jesus!

By Big Swifty

Superstition, money, rules, bullshit, loud guitars, talking Moses and Jesus, and Santa! (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2006
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #42: The Fake Doc Show

By Various producers

This hour: stories that bend, stretch, and downright fabricate the truth. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2013
  • 3:34
  • FRANCE

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Umami English

By Jane Weston's English class

How to prepare the best English class in Paris. (more)

Sd13_courtois_umami
  • 2006
  • 6:28
  • USA

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Muriel's Message

By Mira Burt-Wintonick

Memories of a much beloved grandmother resurface when a box of unlabeled audio cassettes is discovered in the basement. (more)

Muriel_pidgey Tcf-winner-award
  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • Romania

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Chain of Missing Links - 13

By Ioana Baldea

This is a story about human love, fear, loneliness and self perception in the neverending journey of life in the modern world. (more)

Bo_missinglinks13a_baldea_smaller
  • 2004
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Re:sound #13: The Living Flag Show

By Various producers

This hour: reparations, repatriations, and the mystery of the earworm. (more)

Flightseries_3
  • 2008
  • 6:28
  • USA / Russia

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Lenin's Ears

By Andrey Allakhverdov

Andrey Allakhverdov, from the Foundation for Independent Radio Broadcasting (based in Russia), talks about what the FNR is up to over in Moscow, and introduces the timezone-bending modern-day audio legend Lenin's Ears. (more)

08conf
  • 2006
  • 13:05
  • Canada

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Between Friends

By Jody Porter & Neil Sandell

Between Friends is the story of one woman’s coming to terms with being sexually victimized by her father. (more)

Neil_pidgey Tcf-winner-award
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • Russia

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I Didn't Know That (Blindwalking)

By Ksenia Donskaya, Artyom Vysochenko & Andrey Pronin

It's rather difficult to walk down the street with your eyes closed. But one of us tried to, here is the result. (more)

Bo_didn_tknow_blindwalking__vysochenko
  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • France

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Both My Houses (Ma Maison En Deux)

By Marjorie Van Helteren

You live in media you watch and listen to. I live in France, listen in Britain and dream outside. (more)

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