• 2010
  • 44:04
  • USA

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American Dreamer: Sam's Story

By Dan Collison & Elizabeth Meister

American schools teach students that with hard work, they can realize their dreams. But this isn't the case for everyone. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • Australia

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On the Orange Dusty Streets

By Helene Thomas

Meet Juma, a Rwandan street boy, whose dream is to become a singer, and Bosco who spends his days fixing broken plastic buckets, casserole pots, shoes, radios and umbrellas to earn a living for his family. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 72:11
  • USA / Australia

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Music

By Sherre DeLys

Music and sound bring layers of meaning to your work. Incorporating them most effectively starts with looking for the movement and metaphor in your materials. Using examples from her own features, Sherre DeLys presents different approaches to integrated sound design. (more)

Sherre
  • 2011
  • 9:30
  • USA

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Practice, Practice, Practice

By Stanzi Vaubel

Everyone knows the riddle: How do you get to Carnegie Hall? And the answer: Practice, practice, practice. But what if you practice, practice, practice, and still don't get there? (more)

Cello
  • 2007
  • 2:52
  • USA

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In Which the Coffee Mugs Offer Explanation

By Rick Moody & Laura Vitale

In which the coffee mugs offer explanation. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2006
  • 2:32
  • Germany

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. . . Cos It's Not

By Grace Yoon

Please hear what I don't say... (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2013
  • 12:09
  • USA

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Soul of a Man

By Sarah Geis & Abby Wendle

Ramblin’ Jack Elliott has played music with legends like Woody Guthrie, Johnny Cash and Bob Dylan. (more)

Rje2_crop
  • 2004
  • 3:35
  • USA

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Seratonin Syndrome

By Ken Nordine

Ken Nordine wonders if the warning pamphlets included with many powerful prescriptions may cause some of us to suffer mild paranoia. (more)

Wordjazz
  • 2004
  • 60:09
  • USA

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Re:sound #8: The Books on the Radio Show

By Various producers

This hour: a few stories by author Rick Moody rendered in sound, plus a woman visits her friends' houses and talks with them about their books. (more)

Flightseries_3
  • 2002
  • 8:26
  • USA

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Hard-Hearted Hannah

By Joni Murphy

Eighteen-year-old Hannah Hoose describes growing up as a part of her family's folk band, with all its healthy snacks, archetypal psychodramas, and oddly compelling songs. (more)

Hannah_pidgey
  • 2013
  • 2:40
  • USA

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Umami to the Ears

By Brittany Gervais & Victoria Bedford

Weirdo Records is a closet-sized vinyl shop in Cambridge, Massachusetts where Angela Sawyer hosts experimental music concerts, for those with a unique and unorthodox musical taste. (more)

Sd13_gervais_umami
  • 2015
  • 3:00
  • USA

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What do you think?

By Dave Langton

Studs Terkel put to music. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Sweet Note

By Callie Stewart

My father expresses his long-lasting appetite for the guitar and finding that sweet note. (more)

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  • 2002
  • 59:07
  • USA

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Our Day Will Come

By Lex Gillespie

Our Day Will Come explores the impact of R&B on America's civil rights movement, as well as the influence of the movement on popular music. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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I'd Like to Straighten You Out

By Joseph Decosimo

A musician, a living legend, attracts pilgrims, then gives them trouble. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2010
  • 2:58
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (for Doomed Lovers)

By Andrea Silenzi

I said this is NUTS, and he agreed. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 57:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #197 The Randomness Show

By Multiple

This hour, two stories in which random events change lives forever, and a third pulled from a random cassette. (more)

Mixed_edit_
  • 2008
  • 2:26
  • USA

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Trees Have Full Control of Body and Mind and Are Thus Very Good Citizens

By Amy Denes

A very comic and nervous Monty Python-type exploration of the life of a tree. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2009
  • 1:26
  • Canada

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The Happiness Project: Mrs. Morris

By Charles Spearin

Musician Charles Spearin lives with his family in a lively neighborhood in downtown Toronto. A year ago, Charles decided to invite neighbors and friends over to conduct interviews loosely based around the topic of happiness. (more)

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  • 2015
  • 57:27
  • USA

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Songs of the Earth

By Zack Ezor, Conor Gillies & Qainat Khan

Behold, an hour of radio packed with exquisite field recordings from all corners of the planet. (more)

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