February Staff Pick | Giving Voice

We’re back with our Monthly Staff Pick, where we dive into the archive and select a film to share with you each month. This month’s pick is Giving Voice (Full Frame 2020) from Development Manager Leesa Moore. Leesa says, “I love this documentary because it shows how transformative the magic of words and performance can be. We long to feel connected to a greater community (both in the present or through our past), to be…

5 Black History Month Docs: Writing & Poetry

Our third installment of Full Frame’s Black History Month Docs showcases legendary writers and poets who focus on the Black experience in America through their work.   Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am (Full Frame 2019) | Director: Timothy Greenfield-Sanders Stream: Hulu In this deft and stirring portrait, candid interviews with the legendary author, as well as colleagues and contemporaries, celebrate Morrison’s inimitable writing career and its profound impact…


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Black Frame: New Voices of Documentary


In our most recent A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy conversation, acclaimed contemporary Black filmmakers discuss how they are moving the documentary form forward using new approaches, cinematic languages, and theory in their recent work.

In partnership with the Department of African & African American Studies at Duke University, this conversation is a part of Black Frame, a series of discussions, curriculum, and presentations with a focus solely on Black documentary filmmakers and their work.

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