Posts Tagged ‘Sadie Tillery’

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 […]


Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2015 NEW DOCS and Invited Program Lineups

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2015 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 18th annual festival, April 9–12 in Durham, North Carolina. This year, 49 NEW DOCS titles were selected from more than 1,300 submissions and will screen in competition, including 12 World Premieres, 13 North American Premieres, […]


Interview with Steve James, 2014 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Tribute Honoree

Interview with Steve James, 2014 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Tribute Honoree

“Twenty years ago, a thirty-minute short intended for television evolved into a nearly three-hour-long film, and Steve James made documentary history,” wrote Full Frame Documentary Film Festival programming director Sadie Tillery in the 2014 festival program. Hoop Dreams went on to win every major critics’ prize; the director and producer’s other award-winning films include Stevie, Reel Paradise, […]


Full Frame Announces Complete Lineup and Opening Night Film

Full Frame Announces Complete Lineup and Opening Night Film

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced its full program lineup of new feature and short films as well as the Opening Night film, Gideon’s Army, Dawn Porter’s critically acclaimed documentary that follows the personal stories of  three young public defenders in the Deep South challenging the assumptions that drive a criminal justice system strained to […]


Interview with Stanley Nelson, 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Tribute Honoree

Interview with Stanley Nelson, 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Tribute Honoree

The 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival recently honored filmmaker Stanley Nelson with its annual Full Frame Tribute for his significant contribution to the documentary form. Nelson’s work includes the critically acclaimed films Freedom Riders, A Place of Our Own, Wounded Knee, and The Murder of Emmett Till, among many others, all constructed “from the […]


Interview: Sadie Tillery, Director of Programming, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Interview: Sadie Tillery, Director of Programming, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

Tickets for the 2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, named one of the “Top 50 Film Festivals in the World” by indieWire, will go on sale to the general public on Monday, April 2, 11 a.m., at fullframefest.org/tickets.php; the annual four-day event will be held April 12–15. Here, Full Frame Director of Programming Sadie Tillery, […]


Full Frame Announces 2012 Thematic Program and Tribute—View Trailer for Ross McElwee’s Newest Film

Full Frame Announces 2012 Thematic Program and Tribute—View Trailer for Ross McElwee’s Newest Film

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced its 2012 Thematic Program and Tribute. The Thematic Program, supported by a $20,000 grant from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will focus on family, with a series of films curated by Ross McElwee. The North Carolina native will also present his most recent film, […]