• 2002
  • 86:59
  • USA / France

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Featuring . . . the Feature

By Kaye Mortley

The radio "feature" is a long-standing tradition of European broadcasting, a format with a style all its own. Kaye Mortley, an independent producer based in France, describes the feature this way: "These pieces are mind movies -- road movies sculpted out of reality. (more)

Kaye
  • 2006
  • 2:39
  • Canada

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I Don't Know. I Know.

By Neil Sandell

To begin, restating rules is used to avoid actually following rules, just as this more-than-one-sentence description avoids the request for a single sentence through the misuse of the semi-colon; later, mundane answering machine messages become menacing, as the producer manipulates their meaning with music. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2009
  • 27:03
  • Russia

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Three Records From Sundown

By Charles Maynes

Nick Drake died in 1974, an unknown songwriter with three failed folk albums to his name. But fast forward to the present, and Drake is considered among the most important musicians of his time. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #68: The Big Show Show

By Various producers

This hour: the Rockettes, the opera, congress, and other spectacles. (more)

Flightseries_4
  • 2009
  • 12:23
  • Canada

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The Mender of Lost Hearts

By Steve McNally & Samite Mulondo

Child soldiers in the Democratic Republic of Congo lead grim lives -- they’re forcibly recruited to serve with government forces or rebel troops in a long and bloody civil conflict that’s ravaged the region for years. (more)

Mlh_al
  • 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)

Shortdocs06
  • 2012
  • 2:48
  • Greece

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Whistler in Blue (Sweater)

By Ramona Stout & Kevin Speck

In a tiny village the rhythm of life is surprisingly loud, and one neighbour keeps time with his whistle. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 58:30
  • USA

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Re:sound #167 The Mavis Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: We dedicate most of the show to a profile of Mavis Gallant, who at 90, is looking back on an extraordinary life. (more)

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  • 2014
  • 80:10
  • USA

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Leave No Trace

By David Isay & Michael Garofalo

There’s a slip of paper hanging in Dave Isay’s office at StoryCorps with a quote scrawled across it: “A good craftsman leaves no traces.” (more)

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  • 2007
  • 3:19
  • USA

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Dollar Daze

By Julie Shapiro & Johanna Zorn

Third Coast Festival artistic director Julie Shapiro describes her rendez-vous with Dollar Store founder Jonathan Messinger at Dollar Daze in downtown Chicago, where the Dollar Storeys items were chosen. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:49
  • USA

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Neighborhood Crimes: When Black and White is Grey

By Brad Delzer & Erika Lorentzsen

Now living in a comparatively peaceful community in Fargo, ND, Ermina Jelovac from Bosnia exposes the almost overnight change in her neighbors during the war. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:02
  • CHILE

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Me, Myself and Umami

By Sharlene Newman

When it comes to appetite, our bodies can have several personalities and each part wants its say. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 2:56
  • Ireland

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Happy in Black and White

By Nancy Previs

This is the story of a triangular-shaped green – bordered by busy commuter roads in Dublin, Ireland – which offers a place of sanctuary to more than just people. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:42
  • USA

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A Sweet Ear

By Jackie Sojico

The case for why we crave pop music as part of our musical diet. (more)

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  • 2010
  • 1:39
  • USA

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I Didn't Know That (A Father's Conversion)

By Tina Antolini

A man who would later become a priest describes the day of his conversion. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 58:00
  • USA

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Re:sound #58: The 99 Ways Show

By Various producers

This hour: 99 Ways to Tell a Radio Story, an audio experiment orchestrated by the Third Coast Festival in collaboration with cartoonist Matt Madden. (more)

Flightseries_5
  • 2012
  • 78:21
  • USA

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The Story as Walkabout

By Krissy Clark & Pejk Malinovski

Smartphones and other gadgets have detached our listening experiences from the radio, and are making another kind of attachment possible - to where the stories actually take place. (more)

Conf12_walkabout2
  • 2002
  • 2:13
  • Scotland

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Electronic Samples Cut-Up

By Mark Vernon

A few years ago, Mark Vernon bought a pile of old reel-to-reel audio tapes at a boot sale (think yard sale, but in the trunks of cars) near his hometown of Derby, England. (more)

Sanyo
  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Green Door to the Future

By Will Coley

In a corner of Santa Monica, CA, the Village Trailer Park and its residents face an uncertain future. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:29
  • USA

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love 99 Ways

By Bruce Wallace & Andrea Appleton

Remember when we were paranoid? (more)

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