• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2011
  • 25:01
  • Canada

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All in Time

By Sarah Boothroyd

The clock ticks; the moon waxes; the autumn leaves turn crimson. (more)

Allintime
  • 2014
  • 9:57
  • USA

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Bat Man

By Lulu Miller, Alix Spiegel & Anne Gudenkauf

The central claim of this story is astounding: that if we all just raised our expectations, blind people could come to - literally - see. (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 2015
  • 32:00
  • USA

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The End of the World

By Scott Carrier

The idea was to drive around and talk to people about the end of the world. As producer Scott Carrier says, "There's no law against it." (more)

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  • 2010
  • 30:32
  • USA

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Two Wheels to Nowhere

By Aengus Anderson

One man, one motorcycle, 13,843 miles, 89 days, 37 states, 166 interviews. (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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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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The Umami Canon

By Casey Miner

Reflections on food for thought. (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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
  • 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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  • 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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