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2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



An Interior Life

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

A meditation on love, loss and loneliness in south London, An Interior Life tells the story of Bernard, an 86-year-old gay man who has been alone since the death of his long term partner.

Willie McGee and the Traveling Electric Chair

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Silver Award

On the night of May 7th, 1951, a thousand people gathered in Laurel, Mississippi, to witness the execution of Willie McGee, a black man convicted of raping a white woman.

This Can Go On Forever

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Bronze Award

Eighteen years after Carol gave up her son for adoption, she still believed they would meet again.

The Lonely Funeral

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Every year up to twenty people die completely alone in Amsterdam. They are illegal migrants, drug mules, or simply people who cut off all social contacts.

The Loneliness of the Goalkeeper

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Directors' Choice Award

British writer and radio presenter Hardeep Singh Kohli remembers the loneliness of being a goalkeeper, the player who spends 90 minutes looking at his colleagues' backs.

The Sleeping Fool

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

Art museum security guards spend their days in uniform, speaking quietly or not at all, surrounded by works of irreplaceable art.

American Dreamer: Sam's Story

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Radio Impact Award

American schools teach students that with hard work, they can realize their dreams. But this isn't the case for everyone.

Sucked into the Tunnels Beneath Las Vegas

Winner of the 2010 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best News Feature Award

There are some 14,000 people living on the streets of Las Vegas, and Nevada ranks second in the nation in homeless population per capita.