Posts Tagged ‘CDS Filmmaker Award’

Darius Clark Monroe Wins 2014 CDS Filmmaker Award at Full Frame Festival

Darius Clark Monroe Wins 2014 CDS Filmmaker Award at Full Frame Festival

The CDS Filmmaker Award was among ten awards given to films screening in competition at the seventeenth annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April 2014; the $7,500 prize honors and supports documentary filmmakers whose works are potential catalysts for education and change, who best connect the power of the documentary tradition with community life, and […]


Free Screenings and a Conversation with Documentary Filmmaker Marco Williams

Free Screenings and a Conversation with Documentary Filmmaker Marco Williams

Acclaimed documentary filmmaker Marco Williams will be screening two of his films in the Triangle area on October 7 and 8. Williams, a professor in the Department of Film and TV at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, will be on hand to introduce the films and for question and answer sessions following the screenings. In addition, […]


Full Frame Winners Announced: Grand Jury, CDS Filmmaker, and Other Festival Awards

Full Frame Winners Announced: Grand Jury, CDS Filmmaker, and Other Festival Awards

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announced the 2013 festival award recipients on April 7, 2013, the last day of the sixteenth annual event. Ten awards and two Honorable Mentions were given, including Full Frame’s top prize, the Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award (American Promise), and the Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award (Kalyanee […]


Duke Visiting Filmmaker Laura Poitras: “The Oath” Screens October 22, Talk on October 24

Duke Visiting Filmmaker Laura Poitras: "The Oath" Screens October 22, Talk on October 24

Oscar– and Emmy-nominated documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras—recently named a 2012 MacArthur Fellow—will visit Duke as part of the university’s Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel Visiting Filmmaker Series and the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts Visiting Artist program. Screenings of three of her films will be followed later in the month by a conversation between Poitras and Dr. Diamonstein-Spielvogel at the Nasher […]


Now Available To Read Online: Summer 2012 “Document,” the CDS Quarterly Newsletter

Now Available To Read Online: Summer 2012 “Document,” the CDS Quarterly Newsletter

Document is a quarterly publication that features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The summer 2012 issue of Document is now available to read online, featuring an in-depth look into the six stories coming from the documentary radio project Groundwork; the announcement of the CDS Filmmaker Award along […]


2012 CDS Filmmaker Award Goes to “Special Flight”

2012 CDS Filmmaker Award Goes to “Special Flight”

The fifteenth annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies, was held April 12–15 in downtown, Durham, North Carolina. The event featured screenings of more than a hundred films from twenty-seven countries; the fifty-seven films in the NEW DOCS program were eligible for this year’s awards—including the Center for […]


Out On DVD: 2011 CDS Filmmaker Award Winner, “How to Die in Oregon”

The winner of numerous honors, including the 2011 CDS Filmmaker Award and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize for Documentaries, How to Die in Oregon has been commercially released on DVD by Docurama Films . In 1994, Oregon became the first state to legalize physician-assisted suicide, an option that more than 500 Oregonians have taken. Filmmaker Peter Richardson examines both […]