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Watch: Short Docs from the 2017 Documentary Video Institute

Watch: Short Docs from the 2017 Documentary Video Institute

The 2017 Documentary Video Institute brought 24 students from around the country for an immersive, weeklong training in video documentary. Led by six instructors, students worked in groups of four to produce short documentaries centered on the Hayti neighborhood, a historically African-American community near downtown Durham. The topics were pre-produced by CDS intern Autavius Smith, […]


Latvian Photographer Iveta Vaivode’s Prizewinning Essay

Latvian Photographer Iveta Vaivode's Prizewinning Essay

“The ambivalence of photographs, their possibilities and limitations, suggest that we should not trust images as records of our lives and histories.”—CDS Documentary Essay Prizewinner Iveta Vaivode In her photo essay “Somewhere on a Disappearing Path,” Iveta Vaivode seeks to create a new family album, one full of images of imagined memories. The compelling, unique […]