Posts Tagged ‘Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’

Celebrating 10 Years of the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant

Celebrating 10 Years of the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant

The Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant funds first-time documentary directors to attend the annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina; at the festival, grant recipients are given access to films, master classes, and mentorship by experienced filmmakers, and also present short excerpts from their works-in-progress. To celebrate the Garrett Scott Grant’s tenth anniversary, Full Frame and the […]


November 18: Full Frame Third Friday Screening of “The Ballad of Fred Hersch” in Durham

November 18: Full Frame Third Friday Screening of "The Ballad of Fred Hersch" in Durham

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s series of free summer and fall film screenings around the Triangle concludes with a screening of The Ballad of Fred Hersch on Friday, November 18. The Third Friday screening will take place at the Full Frame Theater in Durham as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Full Frame […]


Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Apply Now: Duke Student Fellowships at the 2017 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

February 1, 2017, deadline: Duke University undergraduates have the unique opportunity to join other students from schools across the country in the Fellows Program of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, April 6 through April 9, 2017. Last year, approximately 180 participants from 18 schools took part in the program which is aimed […]


November 3: Full Frame Screens “The Ballad of Fred Hersch” at The Cary Theater

November 3: Full Frame Screens "The Ballad of Fred Hersch" at The Cary Theater

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is hosting free film screenings around the Triangle this summer and fall. Third Friday screenings will take place at the Full Frame Theater in Durham, with additional screenings in Cary, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Full Frame is a program of […]


Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Seven-Month Paid Programming Intern

Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Seven-Month Paid Programming Intern

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, seeks a seven-month Programming Intern, from November 2016 to May 2017. The Programming Intern will gain broad experience in various functions of the festival programming department and obtain an overall view of how festival content is determined, organized, and exhibited. […]


Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Full-Time Programming Coordinator

Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Full-Time Programming Coordinator

NOTE: The search for this position is now closed. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, is hiring a Programming Coordinator, who will be responsible for development, implementation, and management of core components of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s Programming Department, including the submission process, the selection […]


Full Frame Announces Additional Programming for 2016 Festival

Full Frame Announces Additional Programming for 2016 Festival

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced the Opening Night Film and additional programming for the 2016 festival (April 7–10), including four Center Frame programs, three free film screenings, and the presentation of this year’s Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant recipients. See below for screening details, and go to Full Frame’s announcements webpage for more information on the […]


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2016 NEW DOCS and Invited Program Lineups

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2016 NEW DOCS and Invited Program Lineups

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced its Invited Program and NEW DOCS lineups of features and shorts for the 19th annual festival, April 7–10 in Durham, North Carolina. This year, 49 NEW DOCS titles—32 features and 17 shorts from across the United States and around the world—were selected from more than 1,800 submissions and […]


2016 Full Frame Tribute and Thematic Programs Announced

2016 Full Frame Tribute and Thematic Programs Announced

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced its Tribute Award, which will honor director and documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson with a retrospective of her work at this year’s event as well as the 2016 festival’s Thematic Program, which will look at campaigns, candidates, and the electoral process in a series titled “Perfect and Otherwise: Documenting American […]


February 16: Full Frame’s Winter Series Concludes with Free Screening of “Cartel Land”

February 16: Full Frame’s Winter Series Concludes with Free Screening of “Cartel Land”

On February 16, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series of free screenings at the historic Carolina Theatre concludes with Cartel Land (click link to view trailer), a feature doc by Matthew Heineman. The film moves between two modern-day vigilante movements on either side of the U.S.-Mexico border. They share a common threat—murderous Mexican drug […]


Mark Your Calendars: 2016 Full Frame Passes Go on Sale February 11

Mark Your Calendars: 2016 Full Frame Passes Go on Sale February 11

Mark your calendars! Four types of passes for the 2016 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (held this year April 7–10, in Durham, North Carolina) will go on sale at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, through the Duke University Box Office. To purchase, go to the online Full Frame store on the Box Office website; you may also buy passes in person […]


January 27: Full Frame’s Winter Series Continues with Free Screening of “The Look of Silence”

January 27: Full Frame’s Winter Series Continues with Free Screening of “The Look of Silence”

Reminder: Tonight, January 20, Amy screens as part of Full Frame’s Winter Series. On January 27, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series of free screenings at the historic Carolina Theatre continues with The Look of Silence (click link to view trailer), a feature doc by Joshua Oppenheimer. The film follows Adi, a gentle Indonesian […]


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Accepting Applications for 2016 Garrett Scott Grants

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Accepting Applications for 2016 Garrett Scott Grants

Now in its tenth year, the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant funds first-time documentary directors for travel and accommodations to attend the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, April 7-10, 2016. For four days, grant recipients will be given access to films, master classes, and mentorship by experienced filmmakers. Recipients will also present short excerpts from their […]


January 20: Full Frame’s Winter Series Kicks Off with Free Screening of “Amy”

January 20: Full Frame’s Winter Series Kicks Off with Free Screening of "Amy"

On January 20, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series of free screenings at the historic Carolina Theatre begins with Amy (click link to view trailer), a feature doc by Asif Kapadia. The film assembles a devastating portrait of British singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse, known both for her soulful, seductive pipes and untimely death in 2011 at the […]


Full Frame to Screen “The Wolfpack” on October 16 and 22 in Durham and Carrboro

Full Frame to Screen “The Wolfpack” on October 16 and 22 in Durham and Carrboro

Put these two dates on your calendar: the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will host two FREE screenings of 2015 festival favorite The Wolfpack in the Triangle area this month. A Third Friday screening in Durham and a screening in Carrboro are both part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Director Crystal Moselle’s film won the 2015 Sundance Grand Jury Prize […]


FREE September 24: Full Frame Road Show Screening of “Racing Extinction” at Duke Gardens

FREE September 24: Full Frame Road Show Screening of “Racing Extinction” at Duke Gardens

Put it on your calendar: the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will present a free screening of Racing Extinction as part of the Full Frame Road Show Film Series, a Full Frame program presented by PNC. Oscar-winning director Louie Psihoyos (The Cove) assembles a team of artists and activists on an undercover operation to expose the hidden world of endangered species and […]


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 School of Doc, a program of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Watch the film in its entirety below, or on the dedicated School of Doc Vimeo Page. SEEDS, which celebrates a Durham, North Carolina, nonprofit of the same name, had its world […]


Full Frame Third Friday: “King Georges” Screens FREE on August 21 and 27

Full Frame Third Friday: “King Georges” Screens FREE on August 21 and 27

Put these two dates on your calendar: the Full Frame Film Festival will host two free screenings of King Georges in the Triangle area this month. The free Third Friday screening on August 21 in Durham and the August 27 screening at the Cary Theater are both part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Friday, August 21, 7:30 p.m. […]


FREE August 6: Full Frame Screening of “Beauty is Embarrassing”

FREE August 6: Full Frame Screening of "Beauty is Embarrassing"

Put it on your calendar: the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will present a one night only free screening of 2012 festival favorite Beauty is Embarrassing in Durham as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Thursday, August 6, 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.) 21C Museum Hotel 111 North Corcoran St., Durham, North Carolina Directions        […]


FREE July 17: Full Frame Third Friday Screening of “In Transit”

FREE July 17: Full Frame Third Friday Screening of “In Transit"

Put it on your calendar: the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will present a free Third Friday screening of In Transit in Durham as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Friday, July 17, 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.) Full Frame Theater, Power Plant building American Tobacco Campus 320 Blackwell St., Durham, North Carolina Directions        […]


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 […]


Full Frame Third Friday: “King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” Screens FREE on June 19 and 26

Full Frame Third Friday: “King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters” Screens FREE on June 19 and 26

Put these two dates on your calendar: the Full Frame Film Festival will host two free screenings of King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters in the Triangle area this month. The free Third Friday screening on June 19 in Durham is part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC, and the June 26 screening at City Plaza in […]


May 20 Deadline for School of Doc, Full Frame’s Summer Filmmaking Camp

May 20 Deadline for School of Doc, Full Frame’s Summer Filmmaking Camp

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is seeking aspiring young filmmakers from public high schools in Durham, North Carolina, for School of Doc, the festival’s free documentary filmmaking camp. Participants in the intensive five-week summer camp learn all aspects of documentary filmmaking including camera operation, editing, lighting, and sound, working in production teams to produce a documentary on a subject of their choosing. The camp […]


Full Frame Third Friday: “From This Day Forward” Screens FREE on May 15

Full Frame Third Friday: “From This Day Forward” Screens FREE on May 15

Put it on your calendar: From This Day Forward, which had its World Premiere at the 2015 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, returns to Durham for a free Third Friday screening as part of the Full Frame Road Show presented by PNC. Friday, May 15, 7:30 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.) Full Frame Theater, Power Plant building American Tobacco Campus […]