Stop, Look & Listen: Stories we’ve told

  • Third Coast International Audio Festival: A Jerusalem Love Story
  • KCRW\'s Unfictional: Meet the Family
  • Living on Earth: At Home with Humba, the Mountain Gorilla
  • This American Life: Seven-Year Snitch


Bending Borders looks at life's common experiences from different global perspectives. Explore!



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Black As I Wanna Be

By Jerome Campbell In this personal narrative, Jerome Campbell asks both his childhood friends and LA neighbors, “How black am I?”. How much do “nerdy” interests, vocabulary or dance moves help define his racial identity — compared to heritage or experiences with prejudice?


24 Hours: A Day in the Working Life

In this special report for Labor Day, twelve workers who might otherwise go unnoticed – including a stripper, deli waitress, bus driver, metal scrapper and bathroom attendant – take us inside their places of work to show us what they do, why they do it and what it takes. Produced in partnership with Homelands Productions […]

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Gorilla Warfare: Inside the Battle for the Soul of Virunga National Park

By Karen Lowe In the first ever national park in all of Africa, a years-long battle is being waged for the soul and sustenance of the land. In this audio documentary, we visit Virunga National Park, hear the sounds of the wild and rare mountain gorillas up close, and meet the rangers who risk their […]

Eva blows bubbles with Pearl, the girl she cares for, at their home in Silver Lake, Los Angeles.

Divided Love: A Nanny’s Story

Eva, like hundreds of thousands of Salvadorans, fled her homeland during its violent civil war in the 1980s. She left two young daughters behind.

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