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2012 TCF ShortDocs - Neighbor Up!

Third Coast Festival

This year's Third Coast Festival teams up with EveryBlock – a Chicago-based website and online forum for neighborhood and community solidarity. The challenge is to produce a short audio story (2 -3 minutes) that features at least two of your neighbors, includes a color in the title, and contains three consecutive seconds of narrative silence.

This year's Third Coast Festival teams up with EveryBlock – a Chicago-based website and online forum for neighborhood and community solidarity. The challenge is to produce a short audio story (2 -3 minutes) that features at least two of your neighbors, includes a color in the title, and contains three consecutive seconds of narrative silence.

Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

This year's Third Coast Festival teams up with EveryBlock – a Chicago-based website and online forum for neighborhood and community solidarity. The challenge is to produce a short audio story (2 -3 minutes) that features at least two of your neighbors, includes a color in the title, and contains three consecutive seconds of narrative silence.

Language:

English

Contact:

Third Coast Festival Navy Pier 848 East Grand Chicago, Illinois 60611-3509 312-948-4682


Episodes

Flecks of Grey (by Pidgey)

4/19/2012
One pigeon's emotional journey to understand his neighbors: the seagulls. Produced by Jocelyn Peirce for TCF, USA, 2012

Duration:00:03:00

My Blue Bucket

4/19/2012
A simple scene of sharing language, laughter, songs and daily chores with my neighbours in Kigali, Rwanda. My Blue Bucket was produced for the 2012 ShortDocs Challenge. Produced by Helene Thomas and Steven Tilley for TCF, Australia, 2012

Duration:00:02:59

On the Orange Dusty Streets

4/19/2012
Meet Juma, a Rwandan street boy, whose dream is to become a singer, and Bosco who spends his days fixing broken plastic buckets, casserole pots, shoes, radios and umbrellas to earn a living for his family. On the Orange Dusty Streets was produced for the 2012 ShortDocs Challenge. Produced by Helene Thomas for TCF, Australia, 2012

Duration:00:02:59

A Black Tie Affair

4/19/2012
In Ireland where the tradition of waking the dead is strong in rural areas, we go behind the scenes of this centuries old tradition. Produced by SOFTIRISHRAIN for TCF, Ireland, 2012

Duration:00:02:59

Barmy Banff Blackout Bingo!

4/19/2012
Welcome to Thursday night $1,000 jackpot bingo at The Royal Canadian Legion in the small Rocky Mountain town of Banff, Alberta.?Produced by Alyssa Moxley for TCF, Canada, 2012.

Duration:00:03:00

Forget Me Not Suburban St. Louis, For You are the Site of My Sexual Liberat

4/19/2012
St. Louis kinksters demonstrate that an history of lab-based human sexuality studies in the city can be recast as communal, playful, and liberating in the suburbs. Produced by Mary R. Gould & Daniel Makagon for TCF, USA, 2012.

Duration:00:03:00

Grey Areas

4/19/2012
Grey Areas?is about how close Dave Pickering is to his dad, in a literal sense; it's also a tribute to the the neighbour they buried in his back garden.? Produced by Dave Pickering for TCF, UK, 2012.

Duration:00:02:59

Ordinary Brown Frogs

4/19/2012
A couple from Amsterdam East talks about the brown frogs they introduced to the neighborhood.? Produced by Maartje Duin for TCF, The Netherlands, 2012.

Duration:00:02:45

Our Blacktop

4/19/2012
A recollection of simpler times with the friends I grew up with.? Produced by Noah Vandercook for TCF, USA, 2012.

Duration:00:02:59

Pink Pong

4/19/2012
Louise tries to teach me singing, and Philip speaks about silence and writing. Produced by Daniel Martin-Borret for TCF, France, 2012.

Duration:00:02:48

Recollections Dream in Blue

4/19/2012
This audio captures the essence of Matthew Wilmott's internal neighbours - silence and recollections/dreams (per say those that that drift dark and heavy in the mind just before sunrise). Produced by Matthew Wilmott for TCF, Australia, 2012.

Duration:00:02:38

Soft Footsteps Fade to Black

4/19/2012
Soft footsteps fade to balck is abstract in relation to the conventional form of neighbours, however flashing thoughts and the path can be seen as comfort akin to the world next door.? Produced by Matthew Wilmott for TCF, Australia, 2012.

Duration:00:02:58

The Green Controller

4/19/2012
Typical day at the dormitory - the usual sounds that are heard across the hall. Produced by Alejandro Remigio for TCF, USA, 2012.

Duration:00:02:43

Through the Perforated Tan Walls

4/19/2012
A community of music lovers share their experiences with the practice rooms at Allen Hall, a Living and Learning dorm at University of Illinois. Produced by Kim Peterson for TCF, USA, 2012.

Duration:00:02:59