Cinema Eye Announces 2020 Nonfiction Film Nominees

Cinema Eye, which recognizes outstanding artistry and craft in nonfiction filmmaking, announced on November 7 its full slate of nominees for their 2020 Honors. 2019 Full Frame Alums that are nominees: American Factory, Midnight Family, One Child Nation, The Infiltrators, Ask Dr. Ruth, Knock Down the House, Mike Wallace is Here, The Raft, Always in Season, Crannog The 2020 Cinema Eye Honors Awards Ceremony will take place Monday, January 6 at the Museum of the…

Critics’ Choice Documentary Award Winners Revealed

The winners of the fourth annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards were unveiled on November 10. Our 2019 Opening Night Film American Factory won Best Political Documentary and 2019 Alum Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am won Best Biographical Documentary. Also, our 2019 Tribute recipients, Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert, tied for Best Directors for American Factory. Check out the full list of winners of the fourth annual Critics’ Choice Documentary Awards.


School of Doc After School Premiere Screening

Our second year of the School of Doc after school program began September 10. This three-year pilot program launched last year with generous support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation. Six participants from our 2019 summer School of Doc returned and meet twice a week to produce short films with their filmmaking instructors.

SAVE THE DATE! Join us on Monday, December 9 at 6:00 pm for a reception and screening with our School of Doc after school students at the Full Frame Theater. Please come out and support this program and the wonderful young people involved.


Festival Sponsors

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University