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Posts Tagged ‘“Pelada” Film’

Full Frame Screens “The Case Against 8” as Part of NC Pride 2014

Full Frame Screens "The Case Against 8" as Part of NC Pride 2014

On September 26, in celebration of NC Pride 2014, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will present a free outdoor screening of festival favorite The Case Against 8 at Durham’s Central Park. Screening starts at dusk and is free and open to the public. Duke University and Center for Documentary Studies alumni Ryan White (’04) and Ben Cotner directed The Case […]


Duke/CDS Alum Ryan White Wins the Sundance Film Festival’s Documentary Directing Award

Duke/CDS Alum Ryan White Wins the Sundance Film Festival's Documentary Directing Award

Big congratulations are in order for Duke University alum Ryan White (’04) and Ben Cotner, who won the Directing Award / U.S. Documentary at the Sundance Film Festival for The Case Against 8. White and Cotner’s film follows the legal battle to defeat California’s Proposition 8, which revoked same-sex marriage rights in the state. Following the plaintiffs’ […]


“Good Ol’ Freda”: Duke Grad Ryan White’s Feature Doc to Screen at Full Frame on Friday, April 5

"Good Ol' Freda": Duke Grad Ryan White's Feature Doc to Screen at Full Frame on Friday, April 5

Filmmaker Ryan White is on a roll. The 2004 Duke University graduate’s newest documentary, Good Ol’ Freda, just had its world premiere at SXSW, and will screen at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival on Friday, April 4. The film (tagline: “Behind a Great Band, There Was a Great Woman”) tells the story of Freda Kelly, […]


Filmmaker’s Pick: Sit Back, Relax, and Prepare to be Spellbound by “Samsara”

Filmmaker's Pick: Sit Back, Relax, and Prepare to be Spellbound by "Samsara"

On occasion, documentary filmmaker Rebekah Fergusson will be sharing film picks as well as notes from the field on CDS Porch. First up, her thoughts on Samsara, groundbreaking Bay Area–based filmmaker Ron Fricke’s newest work. Rebekah is a 2007 graduate of Duke and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), where she received both a Certificate in […]


Book Signing Event for “Finding the Game,” Doc Studies Grad Gwendolyn Oxenham’s New Book, August 23 at CDS

Five years ago Gwendolyn Oxenham, a Certificate in Documentary Studies grad and former Duke soccer star, boyfriend Luke Boughen, and  Certificate in Doc Studies grads Rebekah Fergusson and Ryan White began their global travels to chase the soul of soccer by playing in pickup games wherever they could find them. The four filmmakers’ resulting documentary was […]


Good Read: CDS Certificate Grad Gwendolyn Oxenham Follows Up an Award-Winning Doc With a New Book

Good Read: CDS Certificate Grad Gwendolyn Oxenham Follows Up an Award-Winning Doc With a New Book

In 2007 Luke Boughen and Gwendolyn Oxenham, a graduate of the Certificate in Documentary Studies program at CDS, began their travels to twenty-five countries to chase the soul of soccer by playing in pick-up games wherever they could find them. They were accompanied by a crew of two, fellow soccer lovers and Certificate in Documentary […]


Screening of Award-Winning Documentary Film: Pelada

Screening of Award-Winning Documentary Film: Pelada

The Carolina Theatre and Tripod Media will present a screening of Pelada, a feature length documentary about pick-up soccer around the world. “Brimming with energy and optimism…an extended love letter to soccer…close to pitch-perfect…” -The New York Times Tuesday, March 29, 7:00 p.m. Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St. Durham, NC, 27701 A Q&A with […]


Photos of “Pelada” Screening at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Photos of "Pelada" Screening at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Related: “[Pelada]. . . an extended love letter to soccer, which might have sounded tone deaf if the filmmakers had written it to the professional game with all its modern-day flaws, but which rings close to pitch-perfect because they have addressed it to the base.” —International Herald Tribune Pelada website


Pelada

Pelada

Pelada Film Screening And Discussion With The Filmmakers Thursday, October 29, 2009, 7 p.m. Richard White Auditorium, East Campus, Duke University Free and open to the public Part of the “Soccer Politics” film series, Pelada highlights two young soccer players who tour the world playing pick-up games in Brazil, Kenya, Israel, Iran and beyond, learning […]