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2004 Third Coast Festival Spotlight

Third Coast Festival

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2004.

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2004.
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Location:

Chicago, IL

Description:

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2004.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

When Do You Feel Feminine?

10/17/2004
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After a teenager was killed near San Francisco for having a different biological gender from the one she expressed, some local middle-schoolers wanted to know why. What is gender, anyway? Produced by outLoud Radio for San Francisco Liberation Radio, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:02:09


Waiting... for Love

10/17/2004
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This is a playful exploration of Nicholas Longstaff's first forays into the world of relationships, documenting the semantics of falling in and out of love. Produced by Nicholas Longstaff for Deep Wireless 1, Canada, 2004

Duration: 00:02:56


Theory of Everything #3: Cell Phones

10/17/2004
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Your pet can now own a cell phone -- what's the world coming to? Produced by Benjamen Walker for Theory of Everything, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:29:00


The Paint Mixers

10/17/2004
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Wired with a low-fi tape recorder, performance artist Damali Ayo visited hardware stores and asked employees to mix paint to match different parts of her body. Produced by Damali Ayo and Dmae Roberts for Studio 360, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:05:09


The Modern Woodsman

10/17/2004
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Filmmaker Adam Clitheroe playfully puts forth an audio portrait of a traditional woodsman... equipped with a cell phone. Produced by Adam Clitheroe for The Audible Picture Show, UK, 2004

Duration: 00:03:46


Soldiers React to Prison Abuse

10/17/2004
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When Youth Radio reporters in Oakland, CA, spoke with their friends returning home from Iraq, they realized that the public wasn't hearing the perspectives of these young soldiers. Produced by Belia Mayeno Choy for NPR's Morning Edition, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:04:18


Seratonin Syndrome

10/17/2004
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Ken Nordine wonders if the warning pamphlets included with many powerful prescriptions may cause some of us to suffer mild paranoia. Produced by Ken Nordine for All Things Considered, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:03:35


Return to Oakland

10/17/2004
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When Youth Radio reporters in Oakland, CA, spoke with their friends returning home from Iraq, they realized that the public wasn't hearing the perspectives of these young soldiers. Produced by Youth Radio for KPFA, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:02:08


Railway Lines

10/17/2004
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Sound artist Sylvi MacCormac tells this story about coming home by train along the Canadian Railway Lines. Produced by Sylvi MacCormack for Deep Wireless 1, Canada, 2004

Duration: 00:07:48


Radio -- What Do I Do?

10/17/2004
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Chandra Bulucon, sole proprietor of Puppy Machine Productions, recorded a 45-minute phone conversation she had with a friend about her relationship to radio. Produced by Chandra Bulucon for Deep Wireless 1, Canada, 2004

Duration: 00:05:08


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

10/17/2004
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Thirty years ago no one believed that the psychological problems suffered by Vietnam soldiers were caused by their service in the war. Produced by Alix Spiegel for All Things Considered, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:12:47


Holy Soul

10/17/2004
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Matthew Power first met poet Allen Ginsberg at his cousin's Bar Mitzvah, when he was a 15-year-old aspiring writer. Produced by Matthew Power, Dean Olsher, and Emily Botein for The Next Big Thing, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:18:39


Geekspeak

10/17/2004
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The origins of Geekspeak lie in a 1995 artist residency Pamela Z participated in at Xerox's Palo Alto Research Center. Produced by Pamela Z for A Delay Is Better, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:07:33


File Under Soviet Bizarre: Vyacheslav Mescherin's Orchestra of Electro-Musi

10/17/2004
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It was the closest thing to Muzak in Russia. This is the story of the rise, fall, and sudden resurgence of the music that dominated television and radio airwaves and whose spacey sounds made it the favorite of the USSR's cosmonauts. Produced by Charles Maynes for Common Ground Radio, Russia, 2004

Duration: 00:09:57


Dia's Diary: My Mother

10/17/2004
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Dia Fallana is a young transgender woman living in a depressed area of Oakland, California. In this radio essay, she explains how her mother's anti-gay attitude kept her in the closet -- until she was forced to tell the truth. Produced by outLoud Radio for San Francisco Liberation Radio, USA, 2004

Duration: 00:06:09


A Sense of Place

10/17/2004
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Filmmaker Tony Hill takes his blind friend to a mystery location, where she discovers her whereabouts solely through her sense of touch. Produced by Tony Hill for The Audible Picture Show, UK, 2004

Duration: 00:04:58


A Drinking Song

10/17/2004
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Could The Star Spangled Banner be recast as a drinking song? Holger Mohaupt suggests that in this family, it could. Produced by Holger Mohaupt for The Audible Picture Show, Scotland, 2004

Duration: 00:01:39