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Sending Books to Africa

A surreal tale about book donations, whitefish salad, and trans-atlantic journeys.

2008 / Sarah Yahm / TCF, USA

A surreal tale about book donations, whitefish salad, and trans-atlantic journeys.

Sending Books to Africa was produced for the 2008 TCF ShortDocs Challenge: Radio Ephemera.


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Sarah Yahm

Sarah Yahm is an independent radio producer, oral historian, and educator trying to figure out how those three things can actually equal making a living. Her work has aired on a variety of NPR affiliates, on WBAI in New York, through various Internet venues (including Transom.org), and in the Reel Work Film Festival. Yahm recently graduated from the new social documentation program at UC Santa Cruz. She's interested (or more accurately obsessed) with finding ways to replicate people's internal worlds through sound.


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