Saturday, February 6, 2010 8-10pm
Producer: Third Coast and PRI
Listen Again on PRX
The Third Coast International Audio Festival and PRI, Public Radio International, bring the best new documentaries produced worldwide to the US airwaves in a this two hour special. Hosted by award-winning writer, producer, and humorist Gwen Macsai, the featured documentaries, all winners of the ninth annual TC / Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition, prove just how powerful radio can be. Innovative and insightful, the stories engage, provoke, and entertain, proving that all one needs to discover new worlds is a little box and an antenna.
In addition to showcasing the winning documentaries, the “2009 Third Coast Broadcast” includes interviews with the winning producers, who give a glimpse into the art of audio storytelling, a profile of the year’s Audio Luminary Award winner, and highlights from the annual Awards Ceremony.