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Feature documentaries produced for Radio Netherlands Worldwide.

(Click on Titles for links to Audio via Viaway)

Cycling with Frits

Self Portrait, Frits de RidderA very personal meditation on AIDS & activism, art & friendship, featuring interviews with Dutch photographer Frits de Ridder. Original broadcast June 2001 in the series Aural Tapestry.

 

A Train to Sachsenhausen

Prisoners in Sachsenhausen

Haunting documentation of the persecution of homosexuals in Germany during the Nazi regime. 2001 Seigenthaler Excellence in Audio Award, National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. Original broadcast June 2000 in the series Aural Tapestry.

Imagining Farm Machinery

Farm to Market RoadAuthor Dale Peck’s book What We Lost intersected with my own family history. Two upstate New York dairy farms in the late 1950s are separated by memory and imagination. Original broadcast December 2003 in the series Vox Humana.

Song of a Troubled Heart

ChineseGustav Mahler considered Das Lied von der Erde his most personal work, but the composer suffered from serious depression. In 1910, he traveled to the Netherlands to consult with Dr. Sigmund Freud. Original broadcast January 2005 in the series Vox Humana. The program was a Finalist at the New York Festivals and the Prix Marulic Radio Festival in Croatia.

A Hiroshima Story

Keijiro Matsushima

Keijiro Matsushima

One August morning in 1945 Keijiro Matsushima sat in math class in Hiroshima. One June morning in 2005 a high school English class in Amsterdam is reading a novel about Hiroshima. They are the same age that Matsushima was 60 years ago. How will they react when they hear his story? This program was originally broadcast in August 2005 for the series Vox Humana. (Note: Mr. Matsushima passed away in November 2014 at the age of 85.)

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