• 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Umami Canon

By Casey Miner

Reflections on food for thought. (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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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Sounds

By Caleb Winebrenner

A sonic piece about the absence of sonicness. (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)

Gloria
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

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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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  • 2007
  • 81:58
  • USA

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In Praise of the Sandbox

By Jay Allison

What inspires those who inspire us? Seasoned producer Jay Allison shares work that inspired him a long time ago and inspires him today, work that contains a healthy measure of invention and play -- key ingredients of creativity, even in a serious world. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (Un Hombre, su Perro, su Caballo, y Cielo)

By Jesse Ricke

Field recordings of a Peruvian Pentecostal church service were used as a base for this piece, with which samples from The Books were incorporated in support of the narration of a spanish folk tale about the nature of heaven and best friends. (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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  • 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
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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I Still Dream of My Grandfather's Red Roses

By Phoebe Hart

Asking people from her community to make a statement beginning with the words "I dream of," Australian documentarist Phoebe Hart curates these fragments and creatively envisages the literal and figurative world of dreams, arresting our collective hopes, desires and fears. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • UK

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Bee a Good Neighbor - They'll Give You Gold

By Tom Allan

The story of how I helped a neighbour move thousands of his tiny friends to a new home. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:58
  • UK

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Grey Skies and Packed Basements

By Britt Wray

A Canadian arrives in London to find herself living with a Swiss Italian and a Brit who have some quirky secrets; after one week she learns more about what her new neighbours are like. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 6:26
  • Australia

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The Golden Room

By John Jacobs & Julie Shapiro

Dreams, black holes, a special door, a golden room... (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Australia

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Black Box

By Pascalle Burton

"Black Box" is a performance art piece based on a confidential survey asking both local and international participants, 'What would your metaphorical black box say?' (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, Hour 2

By Katie Mingle

Re:sound's Gwen Macsai hosts Best of the Best: The 2012 Third Coast Festival Broadcast, showcasing the best radio stories of the year - winners of the 2012 TC/RHDF Competition. (more)

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