• 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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  • 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)

Highway1ca
  • 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)

Shortdocs09
  • 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
  • 2012
  • 80:09
  • USA

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AuRa: The Chemistry of Sound

By Paolo Pietropaolo

Our digital age has catalyzed a kind of chemical reaction: the fission of radio into two related but distinct media, Audio and Radio. (more)

Conf12_aura2
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

Image_pidgey
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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)

Golden
  • 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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  • 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)

Bo_wall7_wilson
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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  • 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)

Bo_didn_tknow11_green_smaller
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Sounds

By Caleb Winebrenner

A sonic piece about the absence of sonicness. (more)

Shortdocs10
  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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That Banana is Yellow

By Aleis Murphy

But what is yellow? (more)

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