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Winners

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


'Til Death Do Us Part

2006 ShortDocs Winner! Producer Sasha Aslanian's divorced parents listen to audio of their 1963 wedding vows, remember what went wrong, but still can't get over each other.

Tongues Twisting

Clapping games and tongue twisters in multiple languages turn into rich stories when Judith Sloan records young immigrants in a theatre workshop.

The Trap

2007 ShortDocs Winner! Here's a rumination on the ethics of pest killing and attempts at avoidance of the graphic nature thereof.

Tornado Prom

Susan Burton reports on Prom Night 2001 in Hoisington, Kansas, a town of about 3,000. While the seniors danced, a tornado hit the town, destroying about a third of it.

Three Records From Sundown

Nick Drake died in 1974, an unknown songwriter with three failed folk albums to his name. But fast forward to the present, and Drake is considered among the most important musicians of his time.

Thembi's AIDS Diary

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

Thirteen Ways

Writer Sam Swope visits a class of restless, imaginative 11-year-olds in Queens, New York, where he embraces the challenge of teaching them Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird."