Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker Honored with Advocate Award

    In celebration of their towering contributions to the documentary community, filmmakers, and the festival, Full Frame is proud to honor filmmaking legends Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker with its 2018 Advocate Award. The Advocate Award will be presented during the 21st annual festival, April 5 – 8, 2018, in Durham, North Carolina. Festival passes and ticket packages are now available.

    Ms. Hegedus and Mr. Pennebaker form one of the most respected and unique teams of documentary filmmakers working today, and they have been deeply involved in Full Frame since its earliest days. Over the last two decades, they have screened their films at Full Frame (including, which won its first award at the festival and was codirected by 2018 Tribute honoree Jehane Noujaim), participated on panels, mentored and collaborated with other filmmakers, and continue to serve on the festival’s National Advisory Board.

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