Full Frame Road Show: Summer Series

Thurs, June 22
Thurs, July 27
Thurs, Aug 31

Full Frame Theater / Durham, NC
Stay tuned for details!

Thank you! We are so appreciative of our supporters, volunteers, and attendees who helped make our 20th annual festival such a success!

Save the Date! The 21st Annual Full Frame is April 5-8, 2018!

Relive the Festival!

Visit our Flickr page and see if you can spot yourself in our official festival photo albums. Thank you to the amazing team of volunteer photographers for the beautiful images!

Full Frame 2017 Award Winners

See the full list of winners here.


Full Frame Receives Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Grant for Second Consecutive Year to Fund School of Doc!

The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has announced 44 recipients of its 2017 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grant programs. The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University has been awarded a $11,000 FilmCraft grant to support the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s annual School of Doc summer program for teens.  The School of Doc is a free, intensive, five-week camp that teaches attendees all aspects of documentary filmmaking.

A total of $500,000 was awarded by AMPAS in the FilmCraft and FilmWatch categories for the 2017-2018 grants year. Full Frame is the only North Carolina film institution to be awarded a FilmCraft or FilmWatch grant, and was awarded $2,500 above the 2016 grant amount.

Read more here.

Festival Sponsors

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