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2005 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 2005.

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2005.
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Chicago, IL

Description:

A spotlight on some of the most compelling and creative audio documentaries and features produced worldwide in 2005.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Walt Whitman: Song of Myself

10/23/2005
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This is an excerpt from Curtis Fox's portrait of Walt Whitman, one of the world's greatest poets, and his radical vision of America. Produced by Curtis Fox for WNYC, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:08:54


Voices From the Past

10/23/2005
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Can you remember the sound of voices from the past, even of a close family member? Produced by Wim Vangrootloon and Pat Donnez for VRT Radio 1, Belgium, 2005

Duration: 00:09:11


The Wire, Episode 5: The Sound Around

10/23/2005
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Somewhere between a documentary, a remix, and a music show, the eight-part series The Wire: The Impact of Electricity on Music, reflects on changes in both the composition and consumption of music over the past century. Produced by Chris Brookes, Jowi Taylor, and Paolo Pietropaolo for CBC, Canada, 2005

The Ring & I: The Passion, The Myth, The Mania

10/23/2005
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The grandeur and power of Wagner?s monumental work, The Ring Cycle, has permeated our culture to the point that ?Wagnerian? is used as an adjective. Produced by Jad Abumrad, Aaron Cohen, and Elena Park for WNYC, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:58:58


Snow on Plum Blossom

10/23/2005
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Japanese springtime: the motif of countless haikus and soulful pop songs, spectacular kabuki and elegant Noh plays, short stories, and novels. In Japan, spring begins in winter -- with a lot of noise. Produced by Barbara Entrup and Malte Jaspersen for Radio Berlin-Brandenburg / Kulturradio, Germany, 2005

Shocking Pink

10/23/2005
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Australian anthropologist, botanist, and eccentric Olive Pink waged a 40-year, one-woman civil rights campaign on behalf of the Aboriginal peoples until her death in 1975. Produced by Hollis Taylor and Jane Ullman for The Listening Room, ABC, Australia, 2005

Duration: 00:36:28


One-Minute Vacations

10/23/2005
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The world makes its own music, but we rarely listen with fresh ears says Aaron Ximm, sound artist, field recordist and founder of quietamerican.org. Produced by Aaron Ximm for Quiet American, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:01:01


My Personal Board: Episode One

10/23/2005
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Five alarmingly self-aware people meet on the phone for an hour each week to talk about their lives and their goals. Produced by Eurydice Aroney for Radio Eye, ABC, Australia, 2005

Duration: 00:14:59


Mandela: An Audio History

10/23/2005
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On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of South Africa's first democratic election, Radio Diaries produced this five-part series featuring newly discovered archival tape of Nelson Mandela, his supporters, and detractors. Produced by Joe Richman, Sue Johnson, and Ben Shapiro for All Things Considered, USA, 2005

Mad About Magpies

10/23/2005
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Many people look to the natural world for clues about living a more harmonious life. For example, we aspire to traits we associate with certain animals: the wisdom of the owl, the noble bearing of the bald eagle, or the grace of the swan. Produced by Guy Hand for Living on Earth, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:15:28


Just Another Fish Story

10/23/2005
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Ten years ago, the people of Lubec, Maine, were met with an unpleasant surprise: an enormous finback whale had washed onto the beachfront of their tiny coastal town. Produced by Molly Menschel for Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:08:27


India Song

10/23/2005
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Originally a text by French writer Marguerite Duras, India Song was next made into an extensive radio program and eventually a film of the same title. Produced by Marguerite Duras and Georges Peyrou for France Culture, France, 2005

Cohabitation: Sylvester & Barry

10/23/2005
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Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. Produced by Jill Dorothy Summers for Cohabitation, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:13:22


Cohabitation: Roberto and Rosa

10/23/2005
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Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. Produced by Jill Dorothy Summers for Cohabitation, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:05:45


Cohabitation: Olive & Jack

10/23/2005
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Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. Produced by Jill Dorothy Summers for Cohabitation, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:12:01


Cohabitation: Jacob & Angelina

10/23/2005
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Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. Produced by Jill Dorothy Summers for Cohabitation, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:14:16


Cohabitation: Apricot Wensleydale

10/23/2005
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Cohabitation is a dark and funny radio play consisting of five inspired vignettes chronicling one day in the lives of the human and non-human (both dead and alive) inhabitants of a fictional greystone in Chicago. Produced by Jill Dorothy Summers for Cohabitation, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:14:29


City X

10/23/2005
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The shopping mall is a cultural and commercial phenomenon in America that most can relate to in some way or another. Produced by Jonathan Mitchell for Living on Earth, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:22:32


Chicago Hustles

10/23/2005
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Meet Floyd (not his real name), a self-described "cigarette hustler" and part of Chicago's thriving underground economy, where goods and services -- legal and illegal -- are sold under the radar. Produced by Ann Heppermann and Kara Oehler for Chicago Matters, Chicago Public Radio, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:26:36


Back to School in a Garbage Can

10/23/2005
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A collage of love notes, tardy slips, and other high school detritus collected from high school garbage cans. Produced by Geraldo Hernandez and Giancarlo Hernandez for Curie Youth Radio. Produced by Curie Youth Radio for Chicago Public Radio, USA, 2005

Duration: 00:02:00