2020 Festival Alums Streaming Now!

Our programming team curates an exceptional selection of non-fiction films each festival year, and 2020 was no different despite the in-person event’s cancelation. A handful of this year’s official selections are now available to stream and we hope our audiences will enjoy exploring these titles. We’ll be sure to keep this list updated as more festival films are released. Looking for more films to stream? Keep an eye out on our Virtual Screening Room page…

Full Frame Receives $50,000 From the National Endowment for the Arts

Full Frame is excited to share that we’ve been selected by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive $50,000 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. We are incredibly grateful for the NEA’s recognition and support of all that we do. Congratulations to the four other Durham-based organizations who received NEA support: the American Dance Festival, North Carolina Central University, the North Carolina Folklife Institute, and the Southern Documentary Fund. To…

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TEACH THE TEACHERS SUCCESS

Our Teach the Teachers program has reached over 90 educators from 9 different countries and 16 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, and Washington D.C. since May of this year! By transitioning to a digital format, this vital media literacy program has served more educators and impacted more classrooms than ever before. 

Join us for four more professional development webinars throughout the 2020-21 school year:

Oct. 2020: Fostering Empathy Among Students with Documentary
Dec. 2020: Promoting Media Literacy in a Documentary Age
Feb. 2021: Using Documentary to Freshen Up Stale Concepts
May 2021: How Documentaries Unlock Windows to a Larger World

Watch the first session TURN ON, TUNE IN, AND ENGAGE: USING DOCUMENTARY IN THE CLASSROOM below!

Festival Sponsors

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