Posts Tagged ‘“Medora” Film’

Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening of “Medora,” November 15

Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening of "Medora," November 15

Wrapping up this year’s Full Frame Documentary Film Festival‘s Third Friday series is the acclaimed feature documentary Medora, directed by Davy Rothbart and Andrew Cohn. The 2011 Medora Hornets high school basketball team was riding an epic losing streak when the filmmakers arrived, and the players’ struggle to compete bears eerie resonances with the Indiana town’s fight […]


Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening September 20 of “Let the Fire Burn”

Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening September 20 of “Let the Fire Burn”

Jason Osder recounts incidents leading up to and during the 1985 standoff between the black power group MOVE and Philadelphia police in Let the Fire Burn, the next film in the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s Third Friday series. Let the Fire Burn grippingly retraces the story using footage of investigative public hearings convened five months […]


Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening August 16 of “Spinning Plates”

Third Fridays at the Full Frame Theater: Free Screening August 16 of "Spinning Plates"

Director Joseph Levy explores three restaurants that offer dining experiences that resonate beyond the simple act of being fed in Spinning Plates, the next film in the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s Third Friday series. At Chicago’s Alinea, the experience is an artful performance by chef Grant Achatz and his staff. In Balltown, Iowa, Breitbach’s […]