Posts Tagged ‘Full Frame Winter Series’

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 […]


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 […]


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’s Winter Series Closes with Roger Ebert Doc, “Life Itself”

Full Frame's Winter Series Closes with Roger Ebert Doc, "Life Itself"

On February 5, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series at the historic Carolina Theatre wraps up with Life Itself from acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and producers Martin Scorcese and Steven Zaillian (Moneyball). Based on his bestselling memoir of the same name, the film recounts the inspiring, entertaining life of world-renowned […]


Full Frame’s Winter Series Continues with “The Overnighters”

Full Frame's Winter Series Continues with "The Overnighters"

On January 22, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series of free screenings at the historic Carolina Theatre continues with Full Frame veteran Jess Moss’s The Overnighters, in which he explores a tense community standoff in a North Dakota oil boom town. (Watch trailer.) Thursday, January 22, doors at 7 p.m., screening at 7:30 p.m. […]


Free Screening: Full Frame’s Winter Series Kicks Off

Free Screening: Full Frame's Winter Series Kicks Off

On January 15, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual Winter Series of free screenings at the historic Carolina Theatre begins with Keep On Keepin’ On (click link to view trailer), a feature doc by first-time filmmaker Al Hicks. The film depicts the story of jazz legend Clark Terry, teacher and mentor to the most totemic figures […]


“Which Way is the Front Line From Here?” Closes Full Frame’s Winter Series

"Which Way is the Front Line From Here?" Closes Full Frame's Winter Series

On February 6, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will screen the final film in their annual Winter Series—Sebastian Junger’s Which Way Is the Front Line From Here?: The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, which traces the celebrated photojournalist’s work across the world’s battlefields. Shortly after the release of Hetherington and Junger’s documentary Restrepo, which won the Special Jury Prize […]


Full Frame Winter Series Continues with “The Crash Reel” on January 30

Full Frame Winter Series Continues with "The Crash Reel" on January 30

Following last week’s screening of Cutie and the Boxer, next up in the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s annual Winter Series is two-time Academy Award–nominee Lucy Walker’s The Crash Reel, which tells the story of pro snowboarder Kevin Pearce’s remarkable recovery after suffering a traumatic brain injury while training to compete at the 2010 Winter Olympics.  Thursday, […]


“Cutie and the Boxer” Kicks Off the Full Frame Winter Series, January 23

"Cutie and the Boxer" Kicks Off the Full Frame Winter Series, January 23

The three acclaimed documentaries in this year’s Full Frame Winter Series all screened at the 2013 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The annual series takes place in Fletcher Hall at the historic Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham, North Carolina. Doors open at 7 p.m. and screenings begin at 7:30 p.m., no tickets required. First come, first served, no tickets […]


Free Screening: Oscar Nominated “How to Survive a Plague” Concludes Full Frame Winter Series, January 24

Free Screening: Oscar Nominated "How to Survive a Plague" Concludes Full Frame Winter Series, January 24

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s annual series of wintertime screenings showcases three films that were shortlisted for Best Documentary Feature for the 2013 Academy Awards (Searching for Sugar Man and How to Survive a Plague were nominated on January 10). The Full Frame Winter Series screenings are free and open to the public; all begin at 7:30 p.m. […]


Watch Trailer: Free Full Frame Screening—January 25—of Oscar Nominee “Hell and Back Again”

Watch Trailer: Free Full Frame Screening—January 25—of Oscar Nominee "Hell and Back Again"

The second installment of the Full Frame Winter Series features Hell and Back Again, just nominated for an Academy Award as best feature documentary. All Winter Series screenings are free and open to the public. Hell and Back Again Directed by Danfung Dennis Wednesday, January 25, 7 p.m. Fletcher Hall at the historic Carolina Theatre, Durham About Hell and […]


Full Frame Winter Series: Upcoming Free Screenings at the Carolina Theatre

Full Frame Winter Series: Upcoming Free Screenings at the Carolina Theatre

The Full Frame Winter Series features three documentary film screenings; all screenings begin at 7 p.m. and take place in Fletcher Hall at the historic Carolina Theatre . The Winter Series is free and open to the public. Wednesday, January 18–Buck  Directed by Cindy Meehl 2011 / US / 88 minutes Wednesday, January 25–Hell and […]


Full Frame Winter Series Screening: Waiting for “Superman”

Full Frame Winter Series Screening: Waiting for "Superman"

The Full Frame Winter Series features three of the 15 documentary films shortlisted for the 83rd Academy Awards. All screenings are free and open to the public. Waiting for “Superman” will be the last screening of the series. Waiting for “Superman” Directed by Davis Guggenheim Wednesday, March 9, 7 p.m. Bay 7 at the American Tobacco Campus, […]