Announcing the 2022 Full Frame Festival Award Winners!
Full Frame is honored to present the 2022 festival award winners!
I Didn’t See You There (dir. Reid Davenport)
FULL FRAME GRAND JURY AWARD
2022 Jurors: Jessica Beshir, Luke Lorentzen, Michèle Stephenson
Image ID: In a reflection of an unmarked storefront is a grayish silhouette of a man using an electric wheelchair. Behind the man is a spectacular red and yellow circus tent.
Chernobyl: The Lost Tapes (dir. James Jones)
The Silent Shore (dirs. Nathalie Giraud and Timothée Corteggiani)
FULL FRAME JURY AWARD FOR BEST SHORT
Provided by Drs. Barbra and Andrew Rothschild
2022 Jurors: Logan Lynette Burroughs, Rebekah Fergusson, Danny Navarro
Soldat Ahmet (dir. Jannis Lenz)
CHARLES E. GUGGENHEIM EMERGING ARTIST AWARD
Provided by the Charles E. Guggenheim Family
2022 Jurors: Mike Attie, Carla Gutierrez, Dee Hibbert-Jones
This prize is awarded to a first-time documentary feature filmmaker as a way to foster the work of new directors, young and old. It recognizes the extraordinary care that Charles Guggenheim took with the filmmakers whom he mentored and counseled throughout the filmmaking process.
Abyssal (dir. Alejandro Alonso)
THE JOHN HOPE FRANKLIN HUMANITIES INSTITUTE AWARD
Sponsored by the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute at Duke University
For the John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute: Franklin Cason, Joshua Gibson, Guo-Juin Hong, Ranjana Khanna, Shambhavi Kaul, Jennifer Zhou
This award is presented to a short film that highlights documentary as a formally inventive artistic medium. The prize recognizes significant innovation and excellence in areas including cinematography, sound design, style, structure, and other aesthetic dimensions.
No Soy Óscar (dir. Jon Ayon)
FULL FRAME PRESIDENT’S AWARD
Sponsored by Duke University
Selected by representatives on behalf of the President’s office at Duke University.
The President’s Award recognizes up-and-coming filmmakers; the prize is awarded to the best student film.
Aftershock (dirs. Paula Eiselt and Tonya Lewis Lee)
KATHLEEN BRYAN EDWARDS AWARD FOR HUMAN RIGHTS
Sponsored by the Julian Price Family Foundation in memory of Melanie Taylor
For the Kathleen Bryan Edwards Family: Anne Arwood, Laura Edwards, Clay Farland, Margaret Griffin, Pricey Harrison
This award is presented to a film that addresses a significant human rights issue in the United States. By inspiring advocacy, increasing awareness, and promoting equity and justice, the winning film will honor the legacy of Kathleen Bryan Edwards’s passion and activism for human rights.