Archive for June, 2014

We’re Hiring! Apply Now for a Senior Development Associate Position

We're Hiring! Apply Now for a Senior Development Associate Position

Note: This position has now been filled. The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University is hiring a Senior Development Associate to help plan, organize, and implement a multifaceted and comprehensive fundraising program to support identified CDS priorities. The Senior Development Associate will work with the senior leadership team at CDS to ensure that these activities […]


Enjoy: Final Projects by Spring 2014 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

Enjoy: Final Projects by Spring 2014 Certificate in Documentary Arts Grads

On the evening of April 25th, six Center for Documentary Studies Continuing Education students received their Certificates in the Documentary Arts at the Full Frame Theater. The presented work included four videos, one audio piece, and one dramatic reading with multimedia accompaniment. Their projects reflected many years of study at the Center, culminating in the Final […]


Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke: 2014–15 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of Lewis Hine, the Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program at the Center for Documentary Studies connects the talents of young documentarians with the resources and needs of organizations serving children and their communities around the world. Read more about Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows and their work on the program’s blog […]


Registration Open for Fall 2014 Continuing Ed Classes in the Documentary Arts

Registration Open for Fall 2014 Continuing Ed Classes in the Documentary Arts

The Center for Documentary Studies offers Continuing Education classes year-round—in photography, video, audio, narrative writing, and other creative media—for adults who are interested in learning or continuing to do their own documentary work. Registration is now open for Fall 2014 classes and workshops (and a few remaining summer institutes), with a host of established, new, and […]


Accepting Submissions for the 2014 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

Accepting Submissions for the 2014 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

“Picture books, books of photographs, are not being lost to the digital revolution; if anything they have become only more meaningful, more treasured.” —Sandra S. Phillips, 2014 First Book Prize judge. The Center for Documentary Studies and the Honickman Foundation are pleased to announce the opening of the seventh biennial First Book Prize in Photography competition on […]


Audio Under the Stars and the Sounds of Summer

Audio Under the Stars and the Sounds of Summer

A new series of free events where participants will use their ears to explore? Sounds like Audio Under the Stars, cohosted by SPECTRE Arts and the Center for Documentary Studies. First up, “Sound Solstice,” featuring summer stories of the Bull City and beyond, curated by CDS audiophiles. Sound Solstice Friday, June 20, 8–10 p.m. SPECTRE Arts, 1004 Morning Glory Ave., Durham, North […]


Full Frame Offers Free Screenings of Festival Favorite “Muscle Shoals,” June 20 & 27

Full Frame Offers Free Screenings of Festival Favorite "Muscle Shoals," June 20 & 27

This month, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is treating Triangle documentary lovers to two FREE opportunities to see 2013 festival favorite Muscle Shoals, about the Alabama town’s storied music scene: Friday, June 20, as part of downtown Durham’s Third Friday, and Friday, June 27, as part of PNC’s Downtown Raleigh Movie Series. Scroll down for details. Both screenings are […]


“Coal Ash Stories”: Screening Tour Travels North Carolina

"Coal Ash Stories": Screening Tour Travels North Carolina

Heads up fellow Durham-ites: Coal Ash Stories is coming to Motorco on June 17 as part of a statewide screening tour to raise awareness around coal ash, public health concerns, related policy, and ways that communities are responding to the potential hazards of coal-fired power plants. Four short films will screen in Wilmington, Raleigh, Durham, Greensboro, Belews Creek, Winston Salem, […]


Online: Summer 2014 Issue of “Document”

Online: Summer 2014 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 Summer 2014 issue include a story by CDS audio director John Biewen about the upcoming broadcast of Contested, information about Full Frame Documentary Film Festival award winners, an update on Vanishing […]