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2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



She's Alright, My Mum Is

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

When mothers suffer from mental or physical illnesses, their eldest children often take on responsibilities far beyond their years.

The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Bronze Award

Weaving together archival footage, new interviews and personal recordings, The Few Who Stayed: Defying Genocide in Rwanda presents a unique look at the Rwandan genocide of 1994.

Legs, Hope, and Water

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Traditionally a country of emigration, Greece is now a destination for immigrants and refugees seeking to enter Europe.

Perfect Hearing

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Nubar Alexanian and his 14-year-old daughter Abby examine how his tinnitus and her hearing loss have affected their lives and shaped their relationship.

All My Stuff in Bags

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

When Daniel Sosa turned 18, his father kicked him out of the house for being gay. Daniel describes the night he was forced to leave, the struggles he faces as a high school student living on his own, and his desire to return home again.

Thirteen Ways

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Director's Choice Award

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."

Hard to Say

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

State park ranger Ed Werler lives alone in a quiet, isolated area of Maine. At the age of 90, Ed reflects on his second marriage, revealing a relationship characterized by love, loyalty, and uncertainty.

In So Many Words

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Radio Impact Award

Stephen Goff's life changed dramatically after a stroke left him with aphasia. Previously an outspoken father and salesman, the condition reduced his vocabulary to just a few words.

The 2004 TCF Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Susan Stamberg

Winner of the 2004 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Lifetime Achievement Award

The Third Coast Festival Lifetime Achievement Award (now known as the Audio Luminary Award) is presented annually to an individual who is greatly admired for his or her significant and ongoing contributions to the field of radio. Hats off to the 2004 recipient, Susan Stamberg.