• 2014
  • 13:45
  • USA

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Ripped Stockings

By Mitra Kaboli

Growing up in Miami, Harvey Katz - then Elizabeth - was expected to have a bat mitzvah (the Jewish coming of age ceremony for girls), followed by a big, blow-out party. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:39
  • USA

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Bicycle Belles

By Stephanie Rowden

On the boardwalk, in search of the sound of bicycle bells. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Respectacle

By Susan B. Price

Children in a behavior program speak up about respect, against the metaphorical soundscape of the Institution. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:58
  • FRANCE

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Stardust, Lightly Salted

By Laura Morris

A reflection on the relationship between one teenager's struggle with anorexia... and the existence of black holes. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Come Back to Afghanistan

By Hyder Akbar & Susan Burton

In the summer of 2002, 17-year-old Hyder Akbar traveled from California with his father to their home country of Afghanistan. He took a tape recorder along on the trip to record his thoughts and experiences. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:40
  • USA

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The Control of Teenagers

By Rick Moody & Michael Hearst

The Control of Teenagers dances on the corpse of self-help publishing; (more)

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  • 2006
  • 58:59
  • USA

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Re:sound #44: The Coping Show

By Various producers

This hour: a pizza chef travels to North Korea to cook for Kim Jong Il, a young man contemplates his release from "juvie," and more. (more)

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  • 2005
  • 2:01
  • USA

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Back to School in a Garbage Can

By Curie Youth Radio

A collage of love notes, tardy slips, and other high school detritus collected from high school garbage cans. Produced by Geraldo Hernandez and Giancarlo Hernandez for Curie Youth Radio. (more)

Curie
  • 2006
  • USA

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Reality Depends on Where You're Standing

By Saya April Hillman

Three inner-city sisters randomly discuss their reality, intercut with the perceived reality of the country's distant puppet masters. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Through the Perforated Tan Walls

By Kim Peterson

A community of music lovers share their experiences with the practice rooms at Allen Hall, a Living and Learning dorm at University of Illinois. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:55
  • USA

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Dancing Away the Teaching Blues

By Julie Ma

Life experiences told by my neighbor and colleague: Chris Nho, the breakdancing math teacher. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #124: The Kids Show

By Various

This hour: kids sing opera, they talk about life on a remote island, and they opine about running the world. (more)

Arielle_calderon
  • 2010
  • 3:00
  • USA

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A Cold Freezin Night (On the Chain)

By Aviva Hirsch

Connie Fredenberg tells the story one of her coldest experiences in Nikolski, Alaska. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 6:25
  • USA

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Except Me

By Erin Davis

Andrew Skillings is eleven now, but he was first diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome, a high functioning form of autism, when he was just two. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 82:34
  • USA

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College: A Hotbed of Emerging Producers -- Part Two

By Beverly Mire, Hammad Ahmed, Michelle Cedeno, Diego Ruiz, Jordan Teklay & Will Wright

All around the country college students are asking for and receiving new courses that teach audio production. They’re intent on finishing college with multi-media skills, and, lucky for us, they want to help shape the future of documentary audio. (more)

08conf
  • 2009
  • 26:56
  • Canada

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My Life So Far

By Teresa Goff, Lindsay Michael & Neil Sandell

The village of Alert Bay, on Canada’s Pacific coast, is a study in paradox for the teens growing up there. They have a rich aboriginal culture, but live in grinding poverty. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:27
  • EGYPT

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Sweet to Bitter

By Youmna Mohamed

A guy really wants to get to know a girl. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 2:59
  • USA

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Latin Mass

By Chris Angelos

Long before the women's movement even had a name, some Oak Park girls began questioning tradition without even knowing they were doing so. (more)

Shortdocs_07
  • 2010
  • 2:45
  • USA

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Chain of Missing Links - 35

By Milissa Orzolek

After learning of the bike shop's impending eviction, R.U.B.A.R.B. (Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes) volunteers share their memories and discuss possible future locations. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:30
  • Russia

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Out of Control. Noise.

By Alexander Soleev

From children to adults . . . (more)

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