Winners

Immerse your ears in the best audio documentaries and storytelling since 2001, the winners of the Third Coast / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition.


And I Walked...Stories From the Border

Much of the Sonoran desert between Tucson and Mexico is a haunting wasteland of discarded shoes, shirts, and empty plastic water jugs, discarded by desparate illegal immigrants who risk their lives as they cross the desert from Mexico into the United States in search of better-paying jobs.

A Sentencing Hearing

On August 1, 2015 Glendale Police Officer Eric Guse received a call about a carjacking that would change his life. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Best News Feature Award.

The Ambassador of Go

Most Americans have never heard of Go, an ancient board game that has simpler rules than chess but such complex strategy that computers can't even beat a talented amateur.

Arthur's Story

After twelve years of rough living in Vancouver, Arthur is moving into an apartment in a new supportive housing project. But moving inside from a life outside isn't as easy as you might think.

Au Debut

2006 ShortDocs Winner! Translation -- Sylvain, Bruno, Zoe, and Youssef at the PRIM Centre in Montreal, summer 2006.

Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl

The Supreme Court case Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl seemed like a straightforward custody dispute: a birth father and a couple at odds over who would raise baby Veronica.

Annapurna: Memories in Sound

Annapurna: Memories in Sound is an impressionistic sound portrait of the Ximms' trek through the Annapurna Circuit, a popular three-week hiking trip through the Himalayas to Nepal.

All My Stuff in Bags

When Daniel Sosa turned 18, his father kicked him out of the house for being gay. Daniel describes the night he was forced to leave, the struggles he faces as a high school student living on his own, and his desire to return home again.

A Fragile Son

Surjit Sachdev grew up in a conservative family in India. Surjit's father was an engineer, and he's an engineer, but the family tradition ended when Surjit's son was born with a severe mental disability.

All You Need is a Wall - 16

2010 ShortDocs Winner! In 2004, a group of Pride Day revellers gathered for a party on Creighton Street in Halifax, Nova Scotia and were treated to a riveting display of hermaphroditic slug sex.

An Interior Life

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.

Affairs of the Mind

Affairs of the Mind is a personal and confrontational story exploring the nature of jealousy and the parameters of infidelity.

A Map of the Sea

For centuries, Newfoundland fisheries were hailed as the greatest in the world. Then, in 1992, their main export, the codfish, disappeared.

American Icons: The Great Gatsby

F. Scott Fitzgerald's tale of old money, new money, drinking, and adultery - a thin little book that critics panned - is still the best novel about the American Dream and its discontents.