2001 Third Coast Festival Spotlight
We're Here to Work!
This documentary, part of a series called America's Women: A Legacy of Change, examines how women's lives have changed since they won the vote in 1920s, focusing on the period from World War II through the 1950s. Produced by Sandra Sleight-Brennan and...
Voices From the Dust Bowl
In the 1930's, the Great Depression and Dust Bowl drove farmers and their families from the central states to California. Produced by Barrett Golding for Lost and Found Sound / All Things Considered, USA, 2001
In this nostalgic documentary, tag along with Tupperware dealer Lucky Laurel into the world of Tupperware conventions, regional meetings, and of course, those signature Tupperware parties. Produced by The Kitchen Sisters for All Things Considered,...
The Graying of the Convent
Documentarian Mary Beth Kirchner lived in a Chicago convent to produce this intimate portrait of aging Catholic nuns. Produced by Mary Beth Kirchner for Soundprint, USA, 2001
The Change in Farming
This story brings together a young Toronto composer, Adam Goddard, whose passion is music, and his 90-year-old grandfather, Henry Haws, whose passion is farming. Produced by Adam Goddard and Steve Wadhams for Outfront, CBC, Canada, 2001
The Century in Sound: An American's Perspective
Voice of America?s The Century in Sound is a radio documentary that chronicles the entire 20th century without narration. Produced by Adam Phillips for Voice of America, USA, 2001
Tripura and Om took temporary vows of silence when they first met almost 20 years ago. Joan Schuman produced this sound portrait of their experience by weaving together their vocal memories with an ambient narrative of chalk scratching on slate....
You might recognize Andrei Codrescu's voice from his insightful commentaries on NPR, but Codrescu has also brought his unique perspective on American culture to the silver screen, via the movie Road Scholar. Produced by Andrei Codrescu for PBS, USA,...
The first Johnny Rockets opened in 1986 on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, a concept restaurant embodying the epitome of retro culture. Produced by Paul McCarthy for BSR, 88.1, USA, 2001
Mucho Corazon tells the story of Leon Perlee, who builds and restores antique street organs in Holland?s oldest surviving street organ business, and Milades Sosa, who works at a Cuban organ factory. Produced by Chris Brookes and Michele Ernsting for...
Throughout the long illness at the end of his life, fllmmaker Derek Jarman put an extraordinary amount of passion and physical labor into his uniqe and rugged garden. Produced by Sherre DeLys for The Listening Room, ABC, Australia, 2001
Face of Mercy, Face of Hate
Predrag Bundalo was a Serbian fighter in Sarajevo, who everyone called by his nickname, "Gaga." On the eve of his 36th birthday, Gaga stopped to visit an elderly Muslim woman in her apartment. Produced by Michael Montgomery and Stephen Smith for...
Esme Cordell shares a year's worth of classroom anecdotes and musings, culled from a journal kept throughout her first year teaching in Chicago. Produced by Esme Cordell for Life Stories, Chicago Public Radio, USA, 2001
"Diamond" Jimmy Roy
At one time Diamond Jimmy Roy owned half the businesses in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a steel town just outside Pittsburgh. Produced by Dan Collison for This American Life, USA, 2001
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