Save These Dates: Upcoming Full Frame Roadshow and Third Friday Screenings

    Save These Dates: Upcoming Full Frame Roadshow and Third Friday Screenings

    Put these dates on your calendar: the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will host several free film screenings around the Triangle this summer. Third Friday screenings will take place at the Full Frame Theater in Durham, with additional screenings in Cary, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. See […]

    June 15: Submissions Open for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    June 15: Submissions Open for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    “We find ourselves at a moment when photo books are as important as ever, because they are concrete statements of artistic vision, essential counterweights in the ‘Ocean of Images’ that we swim through every day.” —Peter Barberie, 2016 First Book Prize judge The Center for Documentary Studies and the Honickman Foundation are pleased to announce the […]

    Registration Open for CDS's Fall 2016 Continuing Ed Classes in the Doc Arts

    Registration Open for CDS’s Fall 2016 Continuing Ed Classes in the Doc Arts

    A message from the Continuing Education program (#CDSCourses) at the Center for Documentary Studies, which offers classes year-round in photography, video, audio, narrative writing, and other creative media.: Fall 2016 courses are now open! Go to our registration page and click on “All Courses (A-Z)” to see a full list, or consult the Timetable of Current Courses […]

    Enjoy Online: Spring/Summer 2016 Issue of “Document”

    Enjoy Online: Spring/Summer 2016 Issue of “Document”

    The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The current issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Spring/Summer 2016 issue include a feature on Storymakers: Durham, a citizen-storyteller project coordinated by CDS audio director John Biewen, highlights from the 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a round-up […]

    Remembering Raymond Gavins

    Remembering Raymond Gavins

    Raymond Gavins, who passed away May 22, 2016, is remembered fondly and with gratitude by all of us at the Center for Documentary Studies. CDS is extremely fortunate to have worked with Gavins from its outset. In 1991, the year after we opened our doors at Duke University, he became project director of CDS’s Behind the […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    June 25: Free Screenings of Students’ Short Docs, “East Durham Stories”
    June 25: Free Screenings of Students’ Short Docs, “East Durham Stories”

    Enjoy a free upcoming screening of the twelve short videos that make up this year’s “Eas…

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    Programs+Projects

    CDS is Hiring: Nine-Month Paid Exhibitions Internship
    CDS is Hiring: Nine-Month Paid Exhibitions Internship

    The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University is accepting applications for a nine-month pa…

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    Student Work

    Watch: “Anytown USA” Student Videos on Roseboro, North Carolina
    Watch: “Anytown USA” Student Videos on Roseboro, North Carolina

    Anytown, USA is a continuing education course at the Center for Documentary Studies developed and ta…

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    CDS Recommends

    June 21: Ken Burns Event in NYC; Discount on Tix for Duke Community
    June 21: Ken Burns Event in NYC; Discount on Tix for Duke Community

    On June 21, 2016, at the SVA Theatre in New York City, The Modern School of Film—founded by Duke …

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