• 2014
  • 27:24
  • UK

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The Cabinet of Animosities

By Cathy FitzGerald & Matt Thompson.

The things we give, the things we treasure, and the things we fling at each other when it all goes wrong. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:50
  • USA

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Roses are Red, Sandwiches Are Yellow

By Sejan Yun

Neighbors of Bushwick, Brooklyn are asked, "Which do you prefer, the perfect love or the perfect sandwich?" -- vox pop-style. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 51:10
  • USA

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Death Comes Home

By April Dembosky

Death Comes Home is a portrait of three families who have chosen to forego the funeral director and prescribed memorial to instead care for their dead at home. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Paint The Amish Horse Black and White

By Emily Newton

Much more than black or white, the story of a painted horse told around an Amish table. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 20:23
  • Australia

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String

By Natalie Kestecher

Ever noticed it’s the hard decisions that are often the easiest ones to make, and the inconsequential ones that can twist you into a knot? (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • New Zealand

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All You Need is a Wall - 7

By Shaun D. Wilson & Sonia Yee

The problems regarding journeying through a metaphorical landscape. (more)

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  • 2004
  • 84:25
  • USA

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Image as Metaphor

By Nubar Alexanian, Sharon Ball, Sherre DeLys & Sandy Tolan

Do metaphors inherently deepen a story? Can using metaphors be more effective than revealing direct facts and information about a subject? (more)

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  • 2008
  • 89:39
  • USA / Canada

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Listening Critically

By Ben Shapiro & James Wehmeyer

Art forms such as film, literature and even TV, generate rich bodies of critcal writing that push the boundaries of what creators do and why, and gives audiences new ways to appreciate the work. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:56
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That - 11

By Tony Green

An innocent (?) bystander observes a traffic accident and is surprised by his reaction. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 19:26
  • USA

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A Lucky Wind

By Soren Wheeler & Jad Abumrad

Do we live in a world where there is magic and meaning, or is it all just chance? (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:42
  • Netherlands

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All You Need is a Wall - 10

By Marijke Peters & Henry Hocking

Writers' block forces an author to reconsider her approach to a lack of inspiration. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 0:00
  • UK

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Chance

By Sarah Boothroyd

Turn right and you'll meet the man or woman of your dreams. Turn left and you'll get hit by a car. (more)

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  • 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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  • 2012
  • 0:00
  • USA

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Work in Progress

By Zak Rosen

By now you've probably heard plenty of stories about "the transformation of a beleaguered Detroit" but we bet you've never heard one like Work in Progress. (more)

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  • 1989
  • 26:15
  • USA

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Alone Like a Stone in the New World (aka All These Things)

By Margy Rochlin & Jay Allison

Writer Margy Rochlin wonders why her family is selling her grandmother's house in Arizona. (more)

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  • 2009
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Studs & Jimmy

By Alan Hall

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)

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  • 2012
  • 3:31
  • USA

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Someone's Screaming Outside

By Mad Genius

Someone's Screaming Outside revisits the rainy Florida night George Zimmerman met Trayvon Martin, using only 911 calls from that evening and musical samples from YouTube videos reacting to the tragedy. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 27:40
  • UK

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The Loneliness of the Goalkeeper

By Adam Fowler

British writer and radio presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli remembers the loneliness of being a goalkeeper, the player who spends 90 minutes looking at his colleagues’ backs. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Eros the Bittersweet: An Edible Riff

By Richard Fox and Patricia McMillen

An audio prose poem, mixing chocolate with desire. (more)

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