A Message from CDS on the 2023 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) will pause its annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival for ​the 2023 season as the organization continues a strategic planning process around the Center’s next chapter led by Executive Director Opeyemi Olukemi with unanimous support from the CDS Board of Directors. Full Frame was held entirely online for the 2020–22 festivals due to COVID-19. Plans are to return to an in-person event in 2024. “We recognize that this may…

Five Full Frame Alums Receive IDA Award Nominations!

The International Documentary Association (IDA) has announced this year’s nominees for the organization’s 38th annual awards. “We are thrilled to celebrate the achievements of such a stellar group of films and programs from around the world.  We look forward to celebrating these outstanding works, which provide inspiration not just for the documentary field but also real-world change on a global scale. Kudos to IDA staff and the screening committee and jury members from around the…


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