Opeyemi Olukemi Is New Center for Documentary Studies Director

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University is pleased to announce media innovation executive Opeyemi Olukemi as its new director. Prior to accepting the CDS directorship, Olukemi initiated groundbreaking partnerships, initiatives, and projects at the intersections of technology and storytelling—as senior director of interactive programs at Tribeca Film Institute and, most recently, as vice president of innovation and executive producer of POV Spark at American Documentary | POV.   Founded in 1989 as a 501(c)(3)…

Protagonist of “A Thousand Cuts” Awarded A Nobel Peace Prize

Maria Ressa, a Filipino-American journalist, co-founder of Rappler, and the protagonist of A Thousand Cuts (Full Frame 2020) has been awarded a Nobel Peace Prize for her “efforts to safeguard freedom of expression, which is a precondition for democracy and lasting peace.” Read the complete announcement from the Nobel Prize organization here. A Thousand Cuts (dir. Ramona S. Diaz) President Rodrigo Duterte’s ruthless and ongoing war on drugs has plagued the Philippines since 2016, resulting…


2021 Filmmaker Q&As

Part of what makes the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival so special is the ability to hear from filmmakers and subjects directly about the creation and stories behind their work.

More than two dozen Filmmaker Q&As from the 2021 virtual festival are now available to stream on the Full Frame Vimeo Page!

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