• 2008
  • 2:57
  • Canada

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Ad Absurdum

By Sarah Boothroyd

A herd of marketing hits, cliches and platitudes, featuring a chorus of cats and two pounds of Velveeta. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 2:46
  • USA

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Tree Body

By Alix Blair

Three children talk of how trees are good control of body and mind, recite poetry about trees, call out tree names, and make all kinds of lovely unexpected connections. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:01
  • USA

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Sweet Dream

By Maham Khan

A long-time hunger is satiated by a dream. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 3:00
  • Canada

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(Gold)en Age of the Newspaper Business

By Charles Ketchabaw & Lisa Marie DiLiberto

Experience the almost-lost memories of a team of journalists from St. Catharines, Ontario. (more)

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  • 2008
  • 85:40
  • USA

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Approaching Approaches

By Alessandro Bosetti

Alessandro Bosetti talks of the tremors felt while approaching somebody else's life with a microphone in-hand, when fears of exploitation combine with implacable curiosity and the possibility that neither you nor your interviewee will understand each other's intentions. (more)

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  • 2007
  • 76:44
  • USA

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Documenter and Documentee -- Part Two

By Joe Richman & Michele Norris

Documenting somebody else’s life is one of the hardest challenges producers face in their work. Over an extended period of time relationships intensify, stories often change drastically, and the line between personal and too personal blurs easily. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:55
  • USA

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The Soul is Bittersweet

By Erin Connolly

The Hare Krishna Temple offers a free meal, in the hopes that those who visit will leave with a satisfied appetite; physically, mentally, and spiritually. (more)

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  • 2012
  • 59:30
  • USA

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Re:sound # 157 The Children of Sodom and Gomorrah Show

By Multiple producers

This hour: Children try to survive in, and escape from, a Ghanaian slum called Sodom and Gomorrah. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:00
  • USA

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Sweet Dreams

By Mercedes Lopez, Lauren Vieni & Michael Abramczyk

You need a lot to accomplish your dreams, but it is your choice to pursue it or not. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 2:53
  • EGYPT

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Sweets... A Guilty Pleasure

By Nada El-Tobgy

Sitting at home, on the last day of the weekend, what can one do but eat everything sweet in the kitchen. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 6:16
  • USA

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Woman Emerges from the Dark

By Marianne McCune

After Superstorm Sandy hit New York in October 2013, power outages covered large swaths of the city. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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Reel Noise

By Derek Simons

Surreal as it may seem, this rock band became very famous. (more)

Shortdocs06
  • 2011
  • 14:10
  • USA

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Dallas, Pitiless Universe

By Julia Barton

Dallas, the 1980s prime-time soap opera, may have disappeared from American television 20 years ago, but like J.R. Ewing, the show never really died. (more)

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  • 213
  • 2:52
  • USA

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Appetite for Home: Bitter-Sweet Memories of Learning to Cook & Eat in America

By Anne Noyes Saini

Longtime New Yorkers recall family cooking traditions and foods from home that have been lost to immigration. (more)

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  • 2006
  • 2:30
  • USA

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We Can All Hear You Now

By Nancy Tyler

Yeah, they're handy, but cell phones sure are annoying. (more)

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  • 2003
  • 84:54
  • USA

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Breaking the Mold: Youth Producers Share Their Work -- Day One

By The Kitchen Sisters

Their work comes from the heart and gives us a glimpse into the most enigmatic of worlds: teenagehood. Listen in as young producers from around the country present their work and talk about how they're making radio relevant for a new generation. (more)

Breakingthemold1
  • 2002
  • 24:47
  • USA

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Yes, There Is a Baby

By Jonathan Goldstein, Alex Blumberg & Ira Glass

In the 1940s, when he was 16 years old, Myron Jones was allowed to stay up late any night of the week and hang out at bars or wherever he pleased, but his mother barely let his older sister Carol out of the house at all. So the siblings devised a plan. (more)

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  • 2013
  • 3:00
  • USA

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Sweet Ratio(n)

By Sarah Lu

As he pursued a pro cycling career, the formula that helped J also hurt him, too. (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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  • 2012
  • 2:59
  • USA

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The Color of Somebody's Skin

By Andy Mills

My neighbor Eddy Jr. shares his love and lament for the neighborhood he's called home all his life. (more)

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