Winners

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


Man Choubam (I am good)

Sharon is a weirdo and refuses to conform to cultural standards. Her mom does not approve. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2018 Best Documentary: Silver Award

Mandela: An Audio History

On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, Radio Diaries produced this five-part series featuring newly discovered archival tape of Nelson Mandela, his supporters, and detractors.

Mariya

Mariya Karimjee was a teenager in Texas when she first confronted her mother about the genital cutting she'd undergone as a child in Pakistan. Winner of the TC/RHDF 2016 Gold Award .

My Lobotomy

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

Misfire

Misfire is an experimental sound piece that blends 1940s Dr. Pepper radio ads, original violin music, and sounds of thirst and thirst-quenching.

My Umami Gas Mask

2013 ShortDocs Winner! A bleak future with nothing good to eat... except your gas mask.

My So-Called Lungs

Laura Rothenberg is 21 years old, but likes to say that she's already had her mid-life crisis. Laura has cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that affects the lungs and other organs.

Memento Mori

Some members of Jude Fletcher's family have a fondness for taking pictures of the dead. Their photo albums boast the typical shots of joyous celebrations and family gatherings, side by side with shots of loved ones in their caskets.

My Way or the FBI Way

A year ago, a swat team broke down the door of a home in downtown St. Paul and found eight Molotov cocktails inside.

My Struggle With Obesity

Fifteen-year-old Rocky, a Palestinian American, lives with his parents and siblings in Brooklyn. Three times the size of his twin sister, Rocky is the target of his siblings' jokes and insults.

Muriel's Message

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

Mayday Mayday

During the dying minutes of April 2003, as the Cornish town of Padstow celebrated the coming of summer, actor Tristan Sturrock broke his neck falling off a wall.