• 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Scared

By John Biewen

A guy muses on the fears associated with a loved one's body. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:43
  • USA

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Matt and Bart Sleep in the Airstream

By Matt Fleeger

A sketch comedy short in the style of my weekly radio show, which features my co-host Bart and me in zany situations. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 82:47
  • USA

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Presenting the 2008 TCF ShortDocs: Radio Ephemera

By Julie Shapiro, John Biewen, Sarah Boothroyd, David P. Earle & Meghan Vigeant

For the 2008 TCF ShortDocs Challenge, the TCF joined forces with the Prelinger Library, a one-of-a-kind collection of books, periodicals, and more, running the gamut from the concrete and tangible to the abstract and etherized. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Control of Swimsuit and Mind

By Kathleen Goldhar

Kathleen Goldhar was asked to go out and try on the latest in swimsuit technology: the LZR Racer, made by Speedo, which is VERY form-fitting, and VERY hard to get into. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Teen Mind

By Frank Karall

We all should do some work on our brains, but that "work" can be a load of fun, oh yeah. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:35
  • Canada

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Forest to Desert

By Sarah Boothroyd

An audio doodle about this phrase: "Humankind is preceded by forest, and followed by desert." Forest versus city / tree versus car / then versus now. (more)

Shortdocs08_winner
  • 2008
  • 2:38
  • USA

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Good Luck Bestows Upon You. You Will Get What Your Heart Desires.

By Andrea Silenzi

Grandma Phyllis reads me her fortune. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:51
  • USA

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Cicatrix

By Joan Schuman

"Cicatrix" resonates in regenerative acts, resiliency, rootedness, and irreparably damaged nerves as it tries to imagine one woman's language of war. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Creative Process

By Kay Collins

An entry about making a contest entry. (more)

Sdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:34
  • Russia

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Invisible Greek Rain

By Anastasia Ivanova

Every book seems to be a small universe, every title is like four "visible" percent of this universe. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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Retro Rhetoric: Becoming More Becoming

By Sarah Boothroyd

How to make your dreams of happiness come true. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Restful, Shady Places

By Sean Hurley

The authors of Trailer Ahoy! and Trees as Good Citizens enjoy a written correspondence relating to their books' proximity in the library. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:48
  • USA

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When Condos Travel

By Sara Robberson

This piece explores what happens when trailers want to stay put, but condos travel -- removing Austin residents and their beloved trees. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • USA

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If It Hurts, You Breathe Faster

By Fereshteh Toosi

Buffalo resident Kathy Mecca has been resisting a proposed expansion of the Peace Bridge that threatens to destroy residential homes, architecturally important buildings, and mature trees in a neighborhood that has higher than average rates of asthma. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:54
  • USA

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Govern the Ganglia

By Ken Cormier

A found poem -- all text from chosen books. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:02
  • USA

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A Transgender Childhood

By Tina Antolini

Growing up isn't easy - when you feel as if your mind is one gender, and your body another. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:04
  • USA

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Mr. Alm's Garden

By Tom Horan

The story of a discovery of a secret garden. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:46
  • USA

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Tree Body

By Alix Blair

Three children talk of how trees are good control of body and mind, recite poetry about trees, call out tree names, and make all kinds of lovely unexpected connections. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Are You Sure?

By Carrie Shepherd

A look at the age old dilemma -- the unexpected pregnancy, and a peek into how today's busy, independent woman approaches the unexpected news. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:56
  • Canada

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The Big Strike!

By Sarah Bernath

When a venerable neighborhood tree is struck down its loss is felt by all the residents on the street, but sometimes nature has its reasons. (more)

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