Snap #611 - To The Brink

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On an all-NEW Snap..."To The Brink." It's usually not just one thing, it's several things, back to back, that leave you in a place you never expected to be. Snap Judgment, storytelling with a beat...from PRX and NPR.

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Documentarian Paul Berczeller examines the case of Takako Konishi, who died in a frozen forest on the North Dakota/Minnesota border looking for the fictional treasure from the Coen Brother’s film Fargo.   

Be sure to check out Paul’s documentary about Takako’s journey, This is A True Story.

Also, be sure to check out the new feature film by the David and Nathan Zellner inspired by Takako’s story, Kumiko: The Treasure Hunter. 

It will be available for download on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play and xBox, as well as VOD, on June 19th, and available on DVD on June 30th.

Producer: Joe Rosenberg

 

The Hunger Strike

A young man in Northern Ireland volunteered for a mission of certain death. His family thought they were helpless to stop him. Find out more about Laurence McKeown’s work following the hunger strike www.aftermath-ireland.com www.healingthroughremembering.org

Producer: Anna Sussman

 

Miniature Wife

What happens when you shrink your wife… literally? Writer Manuel Gonzales brings us a fictional tale of marital mayhem. You can find more of Manuel’s writing at http://miniaturewife.tumblr.com/

Narrator: Thao Nguyen (http://thaoandthegetdownstaydown.com/)
Husband: Sam Fischmann
Wife: Eliza Smith

Producer: Eliza Smith
Sound Design: Pat Mesiti-Miller