• 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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  • 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
  • 2:09
  • USA

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The Big Meeting

By Catherine Halley & Wendy Jo Carlton

Lorene decides to make real English marmalade for a meeting being held by striking maritime workers in her town. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Haymarket Incident

By Rehman Tungekar

One teenager changes my perspective about a significant event in labor (and U.S.) history. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Is That My Imagination?

By Meghan Vigeant

The story of a mind on strike. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Beyond the Tree Line

By Jane Cramer

A lesson on abstinence recorded in a makeshift recording hut in rural Wisconsin. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:51
  • USA

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Trees for Economic and Social Justice

By Anna Boiko-Weyrauch

This piece explores the connections between social justice, activism, and citizenship, and questions the best way to make the world a better place. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:52
  • USA

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The Persistence of Ephemera

By Ceil Muller

A slighty wacky look at my own ephemera collection. (more)

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  • 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
  • 3:01
  • Canada

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That Close

By Eva Boodman

Montreal's Royal Park is the backdrop to a woman's memories and the place where she is most at home. (more)

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  • 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
  • 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
  • 3:02
  • 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
  • 3:00
  • 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
  • 2:58
  • USA

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The Unsustainable Age

By Matt Fleeger

A History Channel-style short told from the 23rd century. (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 2008
  • 3:32
  • USA

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Leaves

By Max Barry

The planting of a memorial tree reveals a lost story about my grandmother. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 3:00
  • Russia

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Summer Snow in Moscow

By Anastasia Gorokhova, Daniela Hannemann & Sasha Fomichev

Every summer it snows in Moscow -- because of sexually frustrated trees? What do you know about the sexuality of the poplar tree? (more)

Shortdocs08
  • 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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  • 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
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Birth, Birth, Rebirth

By Chris Sewell

As Tom recovers from a traumatic brain injury, he and his wife welcome newborn twins into the world. (more)

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