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.


Tree Body

Three children talk of how trees are good control of body and mind, recite poetry about trees, call out tree names, and make all kinds of lovely unexpected connections.

Two Libraries

A quiet eavesdropper gets more than he bargained for at the public library.

Teen Mind

We all should do some work on our brains, but that "work" can be a load of fun, oh yeah.

'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.

They Didn't Get Along

An inquiry into the nature of human relationships over the course of eons, featuring musical accompaniment in diverse time signatures, and a British narrator.

Tea for Matilda

Feminist historian Sally Roesch Wagner muses that well-behaved women rarely make history while mis-behaved radicals, such as 19th century women's rights and peace activist Matilda Joslyn Gage, seldom make history books.

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.