ShortDocs

Discover hundreds of short audio gems produced for the Third Coast ShortDocs Audio Challenge. Each year ushers in a new set of rules, new creative partner, and ever-more wondrous results.


Cicatrix

"Cicatrix" resonates in regenerative acts, resiliency, rootedness, and irreparably damaged nerves as it tries to imagine one woman's language of war.

Control of Swimsuit and Mind

Kathleen Goldhar was asked to go out and try on the latest in swimsuit technology: the LZR Racer, made by Speedo, which is VERY form-fitting, and VERY hard to get into.

Can't Catch Us All

What mice find offensive is the fact that these traps are not only lethal, but also cheap, low quality imports. (Don't mess with the mice.)

Crown the King: Red Takes Black

2012 ShortDocs Winner! One block from Adam Kampe's apartment sits the Capitol Pool Checkers Club where, each week, men with nicknames like the Hammer, the Pressure Man, and the Razor gather to trash talk over heated games of checkers.

Chicago's Gangster

Every July 22nd, a group of Chicagoans gather to memorialize the death of infamous and beloved bank robber John Dillinger, who spent a year evading the authorities and winning American hearts before he was shot dead in July, 1934.

Chinese Pants

An unscripted talk between a mom and her almost teenaged daughter, inspired by a handmade Mother's Day card listing all the things a mother should never do.

Couple Two Tree

A loving examination of the Chicagoan language by four non-etymologists.

Cassius

To stick with the herd, sometimes you give up everything.