2009 TCF Winners - Third Coast Festival
Tom Girls is the story of two eight year-old girls who meet at a conference for families with transgender children. Produced by Mary Beth Kirchner and Rebecca Weiker for This American Life, USA, 2009
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. Produced by Charles Maynes for Podstansiya podcast,...
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. Produced by Michael May for This American Life, USA, 2009
Forbidden Love: Genetic Sexual Attraction
Ontario is the most recent province in Canada to open up adoption files in order to help birth families and adoptees find one another. But there is a disconcerting, though rare, consequence of adoptive reunions. Produced by Aziza Sindhu and Aaron...
Fidele Musafiri: Miner
Cell phones and laptops rely on a particular mineral called colombite tantalum ? coltan for short - and the growing demand for the material in the west has had ramifications in some pretty distant corners of the world. Produced by Gregory Warner for...
Death Comes Home
Death Comes Home is a portrait of three families who have chosen to forego the funeral director and prescribed memorial to instead care for their dead at home. Produced by April Dembosky for Univ. of California Berkeley, USA, 2009
Battle Flagging Father
Earlier this year, Brisbane-based writer and documentarian Hamish Sewell traveled to Alabama to meet his estranged father for the first time in nearly 30 years. Produced by Hamish Sewell for Radio Eye, Radio National, Australia, 2009
A Lucky Wind
Do we live in a world where there is magic and meaning, or is it all just chance? Produced by Soren Wheeler and Jad Abumrad for Radiolab, USA, 2009
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