Jessica Ingram's "Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial" On View at CDS

    Jessica Ingram’s “Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial” On View at CDS

    The Center for Documentary Studies is honored to be the host venue for photographer Jessica Ingram‘s Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial, through October 17, 2015. Ingram will be at CDS on September 17 for an artist’s talk that is free and open to the public. (Scroll down for a slideshow of images.) In 2006, while […]

    Register Now: Fall 2015 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online

    Register Now: Fall 2015 Continuing Education Courses, Both Onsite and Online

    The Center for Documentary Studies offers Continuing Education classes year-round—in photography, video, audio, narrative writing, and other creative media. Registration is now open for Fall 2015 classes and workshops (and a few remaining summer institutes) with a host of established, new, and online classes on offer; see our ten new courses below, several of which are new online versions […]

    2015 John Hope Franklin Award Winners Immerse Themselves in Summer-Long Documentary Projects

    2015 John Hope Franklin Award Winners Immerse Themselves in Summer-Long Documentary Projects

    And they’re off….six undergraduates and recent graduates from local universities will be pursuing summerlong documentary projects as recipients of the 2015 John Hope Franklin Student Documentary Awards. While many of the Center for Documentary Studies‘ awards are national or international in focus, the John Hope Franklin awards go to Triangle-area undergraduates who wish to pursue projects involving oral […]

    Watch: “East Durham Stories,” From the 2015 Documentary Video Institute

    Watch: “East Durham Stories,” From the 2015 Documentary Video Institute

    2015 marked the twelfth year of the Center for Documentary Studies‘ Documentary Video Institute, offered each summer through our Continuing Education program. In early June, students in the Documentary Video Institute returned to the East Durham, North Carolina, neighborhood for the second year of a planned three-year collaboration with this dynamic and diverse part of the city. Sixteen students […]

    Enjoy Online: Spring/Summer 2015 Issue of “Document”

    Enjoy Online: Spring/Summer 2015 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 2015 issue include work from the BINNEGOED: Coloured and South African Photography exhibit curated by CDS exhibitions intern Candice Jansen, 2015 CDS-Honickman First Book Prize and Full Frame Documentary […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    September 9: Governors’ Film Screening & Conversation, "The Toughest Job: William Winter's Mississippi"
    September 9: Governors’ Film Screening & Conversation, “The Toughest Job: William Winter’s Mississippi”

    A cross-university event on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus features a film screening of The Toughest J…

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    Programs+Projects

    Watch: The 2015 School of Doc Film, "SEEDS: The Documentary"
    Watch: The 2015 School of Doc Film, “SEEDS: The Documentary”

    Enjoy SEEDS: The Documentary, a short film produced by high school students in this summer’s…

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    Student Work

    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2015 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute
    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2015 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute

    In July 2015, the Hearing Is Believing audio institute brought 25 students from around the country f…

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