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2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



The Sonic Memorial Project

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

The Sonic Memorial Project is an intimate and historic documentary commemorating the life and history of the World Trade Center and its surrounding neighborhood, through audio artifacts, rare recordings, voice mail messages, and interviews.

Come Back to Afghanistan

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Silver Award

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.

Oakland Scenes: Snapshots of a Community

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Bronze Award

Youth Radio producers Ise Lyfe, Gerald Ward II, and Bianca Yarborough chronicle the tense summer of 2002 in Oakland, California, when an alarming number of youth homicides weighed heavily on the community.

Open Outcry

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Sound designer and multimedia artist Ben Rubin employs the cacophony of the New York Mercantile Exchange to create a musical piece commemorating the reopening of the World Financial Center's Winter Garden, which was closed after the events of September 11th.

The Dribble-Down Effect

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Director's Choice Award

Blending satire, drama, and interviews, this Australian documentary portrays a not-so-distant future where robots care for children and parents agree to live apart from their families during the work week.

Can You Say Haa?

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

As a girl, Reena Katz learned one story about the history of Israel and the people who lived there. As she grew up, an interest in cartography and her father's rare books about Palestine prompted her to dig deeper to understand the landscape of the Middle East.

Tracking

Winner of the 2003 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Public Service Award

Jaimita Haskell was given the opportunity to take advanced classes at her high school, an experience she found stimulating and rewarding.