We're working on a new version of PRX. Want a sneak peek?

PRX - Pieces for Format: Documentary Atom Feed

Can't find it? Try Advanced Search
View by:

345 results


Caption: Movie Nights at Once Upon A Vine, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Today’s show is called Prelude to Summer. We end up on a parking lot late at night on the first day of summer, sprawled out on sleeping bags and lo...

  • Added: Apr 22, 2016
  • Length: 22:10
Piece image
The summer before her sophomore year of high school, Audrey’s parents filed for a divorce. This momentous change affected her views on family, marr...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 21, 2016
  • Length: 04:04
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Basil Smith considers music an essential ingredient of life, as necessary as water and air for the well-being of spirit, body and mind. As vice-pre...

  • Added: Mar 11, 2016
  • Length: 24:14
Piece image
Erin Byrnes is a 13 year- old middle school student who won a car in a raffle event, then gave it back. Now, she is working to collect toys to dona...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2015
  • Length: 03:29
Piece image
We all live with the knowledge of our own mortality, but what about those who know more, how do you chart a course through the world when the end i...

  • Added: Dec 05, 2015
  • Length: 22:34
Piece image
Three stories for the holidays--No Room at the Inn, A Christmas Carol on Wheels and a piece of short fiction called An Incident on Grace Street.

  • Added: Dec 01, 2015
  • Length: 54:55
Caption: Jarvis Johnson, Credit: photo by: Donny Rowles
Jarvis Johnson was a basketball prodigy by age 2. He’d developed elite basketball skills by the time he was 12, which is also about the time he dis...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2015
  • Length: 01:00:04
Caption: Singer/songwriter Susan Greenbaum. , Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art,sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), is the only program of its kind in the country. It’s the...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2015
  • Length: 25:54
Caption: Julija Šukys , Credit: Meredith Turk
Julija Šukys talked to photographer Shane Epping about his extraordinary volunteer work and how it relates to the loss of his first daughter.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 07:16
Piece image
This audio-story provides a window into what the Halloween holiday can mean to different age groups.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 06:54
Caption: Students at Live Art., Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art, sponsored by the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC), is the only program of its kind in the country. It’s th...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2015
  • Length: 25:38
Caption: Melvin Major
Aristotle said it best: “Nature abhors a vacuum.” Whenever there is a void in our lives we fill it, consciously or otherwise. Too often, people tr...

  • Added: Oct 23, 2015
  • Length: 26:45
Piece image
Live Art,sponsored the School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community, is the only program of its kind in the country, or the world for t...

  • Added: Oct 16, 2015
  • Length: 24:21
Caption: Soul Sound, Credit: Charles McGuigan
Live Art is the only program of its kind in the country, if not the world. It’s the brainchild of Erin Thomas Foley and what it manages to do is as...

  • Added: Oct 02, 2015
  • Length: 25:59
Piece image
What if an influential teacher set you on your life's path? What would that teacher say if she met you today?

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 19:07
Piece image
This installment of the Untold Stories of Central Minnesota has gone to the dogs. This past weekend in Wilson Park, the Tri County Humane Society ...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 30:12
Caption: Teachers in Chicago doing "lesson study," a teacher improvement practice borrowed from Japan., Credit: Emily Hanford
This documentary what it would take to improve American teaching on a wide scale. We meet researchers who are trying to understand what makes teach...

Bought by Prairie Public and WCAI / WNAN


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 58:59
  • Purchases: 2
Piece image
"I sat my kid down and said 'do you wanna be a girl?' And she said 'no, I am a girl'"

  • Added: Aug 14, 2015
  • Length: 23:30
Piece image
Who was your favorite teacher in high school? We all have that unforgettable teacher that sets us on our life’s trajectory. But most of the time we...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 28:29
Piece image
A story about the transformative power of loss. How one tiny life can become so large, that you begin to see it everywhere and in everything that y...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 31, 2015
  • Length: 20:02
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
Being a soccer mom is harder than it looks.

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: Jul 05, 2015
  • Length: 24:26
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Soraya Ahyaudin goes to graduate school in Los Angeles. She uses Skype to stay connected to her children in Malaysia. , Credit: Jocelyn Coffin
Soraya Ahyaudin is learning to be a virtual mom to her sons growing up almost 9,000 miles away. Skype keeps them connected, but sometimes it doesn’...

Bought by WAMC, XRAY.fm, and WABE


  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 05:31
  • Purchases: 3
Piece image
A vignette of children’s perspectives on fireworks.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2015
  • Length: 04:04
Caption: Nicole Rocke and daughter., Credit: Leticia Miranda
This show takes a look at issues within the foster care system in the U.S. from the high rate of teen pregnancy to the alarming use of psychiatric ...

Bought by WRIR


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 1
Piece image
This piece investigates the particular difficulties of struggling with addiction as a mother.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 08:45
  • Purchases: 1