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2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



Don't Hang Up 2: Nightlines

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

Would you pick up a ringing payphone and share your life with a complete stranger? Alan Dein hopes so.

A Fragile Son

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Silver Award

Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family in India. Surjit's father was an engineer, and he's an engineer, but the family tradition ended when Surjit's son was born with a severe mental disability.

Grandpa

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Bronze Award

How do we deal with dying? Most of us look away, but in the case of the Zagar family, they look closer.

American Icons: The Great Gatsby

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

F. Scott Fitzgerald's tale of old money, new money, drinking, and adultery - a thin little book that critics panned - is still the best novel about the American Dream and its discontents.

The Search for Edna Lavilla

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

In 1942, Edna Lavilla Haynes died from a backyard abortion. After her death Edna was never mentioned again.

Before the War It Was the War

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Director's Choice Award

In the 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the state of Israel, one man took it upon himself to "resist with his pen," to bear witness for his people and bring the world, in his words, "the real news from Beirut."

The Dead Can't Do You Nothin'

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

Producer Katie Mingle narrates her quest to find ghosts in a "pauper's graveyard" in New Orleans.

The Ground We Lived On

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Radio Impact Award

The Ground We Lived On documents the loving relationship between journalist Adrian Nicole LeBlanc and her father, Adrian Leon LeBlanc, in the last months of his life.

2007 TC Audio Luminary: Peter Leonhard Braun

Winner of the 2007 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Audio Luminary Award

The Third Coast 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 2007 Audio Luminary - widely esteemed producer, teacher, and mentor Peter Leonhard Braun.