Venues + Parking



Full Frame’s intimate festival landscape encompasses a number of downtown Durham locations for its annual event. Our venues include:

CAROLINA THEATRE | 309 West Morgan Street
Fletcher Hall — Seats 975
Cinema One — Seats 233
Cinema Two — Seats 53
Hospitality Suite — 2nd Floor (THU 9am to 4pm, FRI-SUN 9am to 7pm)
Press Lounge — 3rd Floor (THU-SAT 9am to 7pm, SUN 9am to 5pm)

Cinema Three — Seats 440
Cinema Four — Seats 385
Festival Box Office / Will Call — WED 2pm to 7pm, THU-SAT 9am to 10pm, SUN 9am to 8pm
Pass Pick Up — WED 2pm to 7pm, THU-SAT 9am to 9pm, SUN 9am to 12pm (excludes PRESS PASS)

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL | 120 Morris Street
PSI Theater — Seats 170
IBM Rehearsal Room – Seats 150

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A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy – Seats 60

Full Frame Theater — Seats 99

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK | 534 Foster Street
Free FRI and SAT night outdoor screenings during the festival (no ticket required). Bring a chair or blanket, and an appetite — Food Truck Roundup starts at 5:30 pm.

THE PLAZA | Corner of Morgan & Foster Street
Located at the heart of the festival amidst the Armory, Marriott, Convention Center and the Carolina Theatre, the Plaza features Giorgio Bakatsias‘s outdoor café with grilled Mediterranean specialties, sandwiches, and salads and Saladelia Cafe and Mad Hatter’s Bakeshop with fresh pastries, on-the-go snacks, and specialty coffee drinks. Live music by Art of Cool on Sunday afternoon. The Plaza is also home to seating lines for Fletcher Hall performances.

DURHAM ARMORY | 220 Foster Street
Located across the street from the Marriott, Convention Center and the Carolina Theatre. The Armory is home to Thursday’s Opening Night Party, Sunday’s Awards Barbecue, and the Volunteer Lounge.

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Parking Decks + Lots

Centre Garage | 300 West Morgan Street (1 min walk)

Chapel Hill Garage and Lot | 326 East Chapel Hill Street (3 min walk)

Corcoran Street Garage and Lot | 101 Corcoran Street (3 min walk)

American Tobacco Campus | North Deck – 305 West Pettigrew Street (7 min walk); South Deck – 705 Willard Street (11 min walk); East Deck – 250 South Mangum Street (9 min walk)

Church Street Garage | 109 South Mangum Street (6 min walk)

Parrish Street and Church Street Lot | 215-237 East Parrish Street – $1/hour, $8/day (7 min walk)

Theater Concessions + Local Restaurants

Hospitality Suite
The Hospitality Suite provides refreshments and light fare to the following passholders: FILMMAKER, FIRST TEAM, PATRON, PRESS, PRIORITY, and 20+.

Giorgios Hospitality Group
Giorgio Bakatsias creates an outdoor café on The Plaza, grilling Mediterranean specialties, as well as offering gourmet coffee, sandwiches, sweets, beer and wine. Open for lunch and dinner daily.

Carolina Theatre Concessions
Popcorn, beer, and snacks.

Durham Convention Center
The Durham Convention Center will be offering concessions for the Cinema Three and Cinema Four venues.

American Tobacco Campus
This restored tobacco warehouse area, home to Full Frame’s year-round office and Full Frame Theater, has five restaurants to choose from, with everything from pizza to burgers and Saladelia’s sandwiches, salads and smoothies.

Local Restaurant Sponsors
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Additional Services

An ATM is located in the Marriott lobby and the Durham Convention Center corridor. (Last Minute Line tickets are CASH ONLY)

Lost & Found
Lost & Found is located at Pass Pick Up in the Durham Convention Center corridor.


Gurley’s | 114 West Main Street

Main Street Pharmacy | 213 West Main Street