Archive for April, 2010

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Iraq | Perspectives Benjamin Lowy CDS/Honickman First Book Prize 2010 The Bathers Jennette Williams CDS/Honickman First Book Prize 2008 Driftless: Photographs from Iowa Danny Wilcox Frazier CDS/Honickman First Book Prize 2006 The Weather and a Place to Live: Photographs of the American Suburban West Steven B. Smith CDS/Honickman First Book Prize 2004 On Fire Larry […]


Exhibition in Boston by Hine Fellow Anne Weber

Exhibition in Boston by Hine Fellow Anne Weber

Somos Villa Victoria: Portraits from Parcel 19 Photographs by Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Anne Weber La Galeria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston On view April 29–May 7 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 29, 6–9 p.m. Special Viewing Hours: 11 a.m.–7 p.m., May 3–7 This exhibition celebrates the residents of Villa Victoria through a […]


“Brother Towns” Screening in Charlottesville, Virginia with Julian Bond

"Brother Towns" Screening in Charlottesville, Virginia with Julian Bond

Brother Towns Screening and Panel Discussion Lead by NAACP Chairman Emeritus Julian Bond Tuesday, April 27, 7:30 p.m. Earl Dickinson Theater Piedmont Virginia Community College, Charlottesville, Virginia


“Aria del Africa” by Roger Lucey

"Aria del Africa" by Roger Lucey

Aria del Africa April 28, 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium An inspiring story of talent and determination, this film follows the journey of two young singers as they make their way from the townships of South Africa to the opera stage. Roger Lucey is a South African musician, songwriter, and filmmaker. His early […]


Photos of “Pelada” Screening at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Photos of "Pelada" Screening at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Related: “[Pelada]. . . an extended love letter to soccer, which might have sounded tone deaf if the filmmakers had written it to the professional game with all its modern-day flaws, but which rings close to pitch-perfect because they have addressed it to the base.” —International Herald Tribune Pelada website


Hine Fellow Christina Wegs Artist Talk May 6

Hine Fellow Christina Wegs Artist Talk May 6

Click here to learn more information about Christina Wegs and the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows program.


“Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos” Screening April 21 at Griffith Film Theater

"Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos" Screening April 21 at Griffith Film Theater

Brother Towns/Pueblos Hermanos April 21, 6:30–8:30 p.m. Griffith Film Theater, West Campus, Duke University Directed by Charles D. Thompson, Jr. and Michael Davey Associate Director: Margaret Morales A Project of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University www.brothertowns.com The documentary film Brother Towns / Pueblos Hermanos is a story of two towns linked by […]


Southern Circuit Film Screening: Between Floors

Southern Circuit Film Screening: Between Floors

Between Floors with Director Jen White Southern Circuit Film Screening April 16, 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) Between Floors examines the human condition through a uniquely claustrophobic lens: five stuck elevators and the people trapped inside them. Each elevator becomes an existential purgatory, forcing its occupants to not only confront their isolation, but themselves […]


Doxita III Screenings at CDS on April 3

Doxita III Screenings at CDS on April 3

Doxita III Screenings April 30, 7–9 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Doxita is a traveling festival of documentary films that are under 40 minutes in length.  The program represents a wide variety of documentary – domestic and foreign, super-short and longer format, serious and funny.  It is designed to profile the great content and […]


Wells Tower: Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

Wells Tower: Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned

“Truth Out of Artifice: A Talk with Wells Tower” Friday, April 23, 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Wells Tower, author of the much-acclaimed book of short stories Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned and many other stories and articles, will discuss his development as a writer and especially the affinities between fiction and nonfiction. The […]


Brown Bag Lunch Presentation of Photographs by Ed Pincus

Brown Bag Lunch Presentation of Photographs by Ed Pincus

A Brown Bag Presentation of Photographs by Ed Pincus From his project MUD SEASON Monday, April 12, Noon Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Ed Pincus, a filmmaker for more then 45 years, will show prints of his photographs from a project he is interested in resurrecting after nearly 20 years. He says of this photographic […]


Roger Hodge Speaks at CDS in March 2010

Roger Hodge Speaks at CDS in March 2010

Roger Hodge at the Center for Documentary Studies from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo. Roger Hodge, Part 2: Q&A from Center for Documentary Studies on Vimeo.


“In My Mind” World Premiere

"In My Mind" World Premiere

Photographs from the “Children and the Experience of Illness” Exhibition

Photographs from the "Children and the Experience of Illness" Exhibition

Photographs from the opening reception for an exhibition of photographs produced by young patients and their Duke student mentors, from the class “Children and the Experience of Illness,” taught at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. The photographs were exhibited at Duke North Hospital, May 10–23, 2010. Each year for the last 11 years, […]