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[photo report] Selecting listening sessions IFC 2010
[reminder] 14th Prix Marulic, 15 – 21 May 2010, Hvar, Croatia
Attached there is a Call for programs for the 14th International Prix Marulic festival of radio plays and documentary radio dramas which will be held in Hvar, Croatia, from 15th to 21st of May.
Kind regards from Croatia,
Nikica Klobucar, assistant organizer, Ljubo Pauzin, festival organizer
Productions for the 2010 IFC
It’s a Book: “Telling True Stories in Sound”
John Biewen, editor, with Alexa Dilworth, of Reality Radio: Telling True Stories in Sound, discuss the art of story telling for a radio audience.
Q: Why are radio documentaries important? Why should we listen to them?
A: Radio is the closest thing we have, among the modern media, to the original form of human storytelling: stories told “in the dark,” as I like to say, from mouth to ear, with the pictures formed in the imagination of the listener. It’s a singularly powerful medium for storytelling, and that includes true stories. True stories told through the intimacy of radio transport us into the lives of other people; they touch us and broaden our minds. They have the potential, at least, to bring out the best in us. …
Jay Allison, damali ayo, John Biewen, Emily Botein, Chris Brookes, Scott Carrier, Katie Davis, Sherre DeLys, Lena Eckert-Erdheim, Ira Glass, Alan Hall, Natalie Kestecher, The Kitchen Sisters, Maria Martin, Karen Michel, Rick Moody, Joe Richman, Dmae Roberts, Stephen Smith, Sandy Tolan
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