The 19th annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival takes place April 7 – 10, 2016.

Each spring Full Frame welcomes filmmakers and film lovers from around the world to Durham, North Carolina for a four-day, morning to midnight doc fest of over 100 films, panel conversations, and southern hospitality.

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival utilizes a number of downtown Durham locations for its annual event. Our venues include the historic Carolina Theatre, the Durham Arts Council, as well as the Durham Armory, Durham Convention Center, Durham Central Park, and the Full Frame Theater in the Power Plant at American Tobacco. Set within a four-block radius, our intimate festival landscape fosters community and conversation between filmmakers, film professionals and the public.

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Want to submit your feature length or short documentary film to Full Frame? Call for entries for Full Frame 2016 open August 15!

Need help finding a venue or parking? Details can be found on the VENUES + PARKING page.

Need a place to stay during the festival? Recommended accommodations can be found on the TRAVEL + LODGING page.

Have a festival question? Check out our FAQ page.