Award-Winning Documentary Film Kifaru to Screen for Free in Shelby, NC

As part of its Common Ground series, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will partner with the Cleveland County Arts Council and Gardner-Webb University Life of the Scholar Program to present the award-winning documentary Kifaru. The film follows a dedicated team of rangers in Kenya who are watching over Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino. Rampant poaching has decimated his subspecies, yet hope remains thanks to his incredible caregivers who are set on…

2019 School of Doc After School Program

Our second year of the School of Doc afterschool 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 for the premiere of their hard work at a free screening December 9 at the Full Frame Theater. *Photo by Lewis…


Full Frame is coming to New York

We are proud to announce that the Museum of the Moving Image will showcase Full Frame’s 2019 Thematic Program, “Some Other Lives of Time,” November 8 – 10, 2019.

The series, curated by acclaimed filmmaker RaMell Ross, explores the subjective spaces and lenses of nonfiction filmmaking with a selection of six indelible programs. The series kicks off with a screening of Koyaanisqatsi on November 8 at 8:00 pm. Check out the full schedule and ticket info on the Museum of the Moving Image website.


Festival Sponsors

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