• 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Bitter Herbs, Sweet Freedom

By Frimet Goldberger

At a Passover dinner, two friends celebrate their exodus from a fundamentalist Hasidic community. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 13:44
  • USA

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Chosen People

By Eric Molinsky

At least forty thousand African Americans are practicing Jews. They call themselves Hebrew Israelites and their style of worship inspires a variety of reactions: enthusiasm, curiosity, and sometimes even outright hostility. (more)

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  • 2011
  • 56:38
  • USA

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Resound # 139 The Metamorphosis Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: two people shed old skins and resurface in foreign territory. (more)

Luzeratdiner
  • 2010
  • 2:55
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (You Were a Muslim)

By Tali Singer

A portrait of how a recent college graduate came to Islam, and the story of what happened when her parents found out she'd converted. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:31
  • Netherlands

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Levitating Stone

By Jeanette Werkhoven

In a small village in India, a 90 KG stone levitates when the name of sufi saint Qamar Ali Dervish is chanted. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 5:15
  • USA

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Dear Santo Toribio

By Sarah Geis

After Oklahoma passed the toughest anti-immigration bill in the country, a Catholic church in Tulsa was looking for help, so they created a shrine to Santo Toribio, the patron saint of immigrants. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #159 The Protest Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: whether it is a mob of millions or one single voice, nothing changes unless someone stands up and says, "No more." (more)

Stonewall
  • 2007
  • 18:05
  • USA

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Circling the Center of Creation

By Scott Carrier

Scott Carrier joins the ranks of thousands of religious pilgrims who have been circling the base of Mount Kailash in Tibet for centuries. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #168 The 2012 ShortDocs Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Gwen Macsai and Julie Shapiro spin some of our favorite stories from the 2012 Third Coast ShortDocs Challenge. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #136 The Twins Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Identical twins -- separated at birth, separated by belief and joined by matching outfits. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (I was capable)

By Joe Johnson

One man's struggle with himself and his family while trying to maintain his faith in God. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Sweet Sister Sarah Steps Out On Faith

By Tim Forrest

Sarah Riley leaves Los Angeles to help out her sister in Oklahoma but not before her neighbor Tim has Sister Sarah over for some spaghetti. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 59:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #123: The Textbook War Show

By Various

This hour: one woman’s comments at a school board meeting in Kanawa County, West Virginia, become a catalyst for deep division within the school district, the county, the state, and the entire country. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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My Mommy's Umami Latkes

By Bari Finkel

Once a year my extended family comes together for three courses in tradition: making latkes, dinner conversation and finally, the ongoing memories we create together during our annual Hanukkah party. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 10

By Andrew Hood

The pastor in this fictional drama is the main character in a half-completed short story. (more)

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  • 2001
  • 29:11
  • USA

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The Graying of the Convent

By Mary Beth Kirchner

Documentarian Mary Beth Kirchner lived in a Chicago convent to produce this intimate portrait of aging Catholic nuns. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 5:23
  • USA

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Beginnings

By Roger Beebe

"A new start for the start." (more)

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  • 2005
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #23: The God Show

By Various producers

This hour: gods, idols, worshipers, and skeptics. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 14:24
  • Canada

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Can You Say Haa?

By Reena Katz

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East. (more)

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  • 1998
  • 41:22
  • USA

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The Lemon Tree

By Sandy Tolan

Bashir was six during the height of the 1948 Arab-Israeli war, when his family was forced to flee his stone home in old Palestine and live as refugees in the West Bank town of Ramallah. (more)

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