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2001 Third Coast Festival Spotlight

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A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2001.

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2001.
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Chicago, IL

Description:

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2001.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


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We're Here to Work!

10/28/2001
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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 Doug Partusch for various stations, USA, 2001

Duration: 00:29:27


Voices From the Dust Bowl

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:22:14


Tupperware

10/28/2001
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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, USA, 2001

Duration: 00:05:39


The Graying of the Convent

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:29:11


The Change in Farming

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:13:01


The Century in Sound: An American's Perspective

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:38:25


Silence

10/28/2001
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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. Produced by Joan Schuman for The Next Big Thing, USA, 2001

Duration: 00:12:22


Road Scholar

10/28/2001
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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, 2001

Duration: 00:21:44


Nostalgia

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:34:04


Mucho Corazon

10/28/2001
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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 Radio Netherlands, Canada, 2001

Duration: 00:42:27


Jarman's Garden

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:14:49


Face of Mercy, Face of Hate

10/28/2001
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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 American RadioWorks, USA, 2001

Duration: 00:21:00


Educating Esme

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:59:02


"Diamond" Jimmy Roy

10/28/2001
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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

Duration: 00:18:59