October 8: Full Frame Screens "Burden" at North Carolina Museum of Art

    October 8: Full Frame Screens “Burden” at North Carolina Museum of Art

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is hosting free film screenings around the Triangle this summer and fall. 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. Full Frame is a program of […]

    Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton: 2016-17 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton: 2016-17 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to introduce the 2016-2017 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows, all of whom will be working with organizations in the New York City area; scroll down for more information on Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton. Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of social documentary photographer Lewis Hine, CDS’s Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows […]

    "The Jemima Code" Exhibit Opens at CDS; On View Through November 5

    “The Jemima Code” Exhibit Opens at CDS; On View Through November 5

    code / noun : 1. a system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letters, or symbols are assigned definite meanings.  2.  a word, letter, number, or other symbol used in a code system to mark, represent, or identify something.  3.  a system for communication in which long and short […]

    Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for "The Pass/Fail Series"

    Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for “The Pass/Fail Series”

    The Center for Documentary Studies has awarded the twenty-fourth Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American artist, illustrator, and documentarian Steven M. Cozart. His winning proposal, The Pass/Fail Series, primarily explores colorism within the African American community. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer […]

    September 22: Submission Deadline Extended for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    September 22: Submission Deadline Extended 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 […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    September 30: A Conversation with Steve Cosson, Artistic Director of The Civilians Theater Company
    September 30: A Conversation with Steve Cosson, Artistic Director of The Civilians Theater Company

    The Center for Documentary Studies is among the cosponsors for a Duke Performances artist residenc…

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    Programs+Projects

    Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
    Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

    February 1, 2017, deadline: Duke University undergraduates have the unique opportunity to join other…

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    Student Work

    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2016 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute
    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2016 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute

    In July 2016, CDS Continuing Education held the thirteenth annual Hearing Is Believing audio instit…

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    CDS Recommends

    CDS Recommends: "Farmer/Veteran" Screening and Celebration on November 10
    CDS Recommends: “Farmer/Veteran” Screening and Celebration on November 10

    CDS recommends an upcoming screening of Jeremy Lange and Alix Blair’s Farmer/Veteran, a feat…

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