2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition



My Lobotomy

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Gold Award

My Lobotomy explores one of medical history's most controversial chapters -- when transorbital lobotomies were widely condoned -- through one man's personal journey.

Goat on a Cow

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Silver Award

Laura Starecheski finds herself figuratively falling down a rabbit hole (microphone and all) as she embarks on a journey that begins with the story of a goat, a cow, and a box of old letters.

Thembi's AIDS Diary

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Bronze Award

In South Africa more than five million people are living with HIV/AIDS, including a young woman named Thembi Ngubane.

Roger Dowds: Millionaire Winner

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

Roger Dowds wasn't exactly an obvious pick for a game show contestant. He'd lived a quiet, sheltered life and had little faith in himself.

Kyenkyen Bi Adi Mawu

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

This story is a window into the life of Mohammed Naseehu Ali, who left his home, family, and future in tribal government to become a musician and writer in America.

Rhapsody in Bohemia

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Director's Choice Award

"Bohemian Rhapsody" by Queen is one of the most ambitious and enduring pop songs of all time.

Honoring the Body: Taharah

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Director's Choice Award

The Jewish burial ritual places great importance on treating the deceased with the utmost honor and respect. This is especially important during the ceremony of taharah, which involves the physical cleansing of the dead body.

Muriel's Message

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best New Artist Award

Memories of a much beloved grandmother resurface when a box of unlabeled audio cassettes is discovered in the basement.

Between Friends

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Radio Impact Award

"Between Friends" is the story of one woman's coming to terms with being sexually victimized by her father.

The 2006 TCF Audio Luminary: Piers Plowright

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Audio Luminary Award

The Third Coast Festival Audio Luminary Award is presented annually to an individual who is greatly admired for his or her significant and ongoing contributions to the field of radio. Hats off to the 2006 Audio Luminary, Piers Plowright.

Re:sound #48: The Flux Show

Winner of the 2006 Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition Best Documentary: Honorable Mention Award

This hour: two stories from RTE's Flux with Ronan Kelly.