Winners

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


Britney

Andrea is a writer who no one reads. Her second novel bombed. She never saw anyone reading it. That is until 2008.

Betrayed by Silence

Betrayed by Silence takes listeners inside the clergy sex abuse scandal in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis to find out how and why three archbishops protected priests who sexually abused children.

Burroughs at 100

Rock legend Iggy Pop presents an intimate portrait of William S. Burroughs on the 100th birthday of America's most cataclysmic author.

Battle Flagging Father

In 2009, Brisbane-based writer and documentarian Hamish Sewell traveled to Alabama to meet his estranged father for the first time in nearly 30 years.

Beat Street

An aging drummer takes his love of music - and his dreams of something bigger - to Chicago's Michigan Avenue.

The Big City

For the last 20 years, Sherwin Sleeves has traveled the country, composing "theme songs" for cities across the United States. Inspiration for Chicago's song strikes while he's eating dinner at the Green Mill.

(Bicycle) Chain of Missing Links

2010 ShortDocs Winner! An 80-day bicycle trip from New York City to Seattle, camping and recording along the way, condensed into three minutes.

Before the War It Was the War

In the 2006 conflict between Hezbollah and the state of Israel, one man took it upon himself to "resist with his pen," to bear witness for his people and bring the world, in his words, "the real news from Beirut."

Big Ship Diary

Each year, over 100 million tons of iron ore, coal, limestone and other products travel through the Great Lakes navigation system on huge cargo ships.

The Battle Over Billing Codes

There are two main things that happen when you go to the doctor - you deal with your health concerns and you fill out a small mountain of paperwork.