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…

Durham Business Partners Win INDY Week’s ‘Best of the Triangle 2020’

We want to congratulate our Durham business partners on being finalists and winning in INDY Week’s ‘Best of the Triangle 2020.’ If you are in a position to do so, we hope you’ll consider supporting these Durham businesses by ordering your next meal with them or purchasing a gift card for future use.   Monuts (Best Bagel in the Triangle, Best Donut in the Triangle) Guglhupf (Best Bakery in Durham County, Best Bakery in Orange/Chatham…

5 Final Docs for Black Music Month

We’ve enjoyed sharing festival alums that showcase Black music and artists during this month. Check out this week’s great selection and our first two installments, 5 Docs to Stream for Black Music Month and 5 More Docs to Stream for Black Music Month!   THE HIP-HOP FELLOW (dir. Kenneth Price) Full Frame 2014 Music producer and turntablist supreme 9th Wonder travels from North Carolina to Massachusetts to become Harvard’s first Hip-Hop Fellow. VHX   MARLEY…

Happy #GlobalBeatlesDay

In celebration of #GlobalBeatlesDay, we want to feature two previous festival alums that pay tribute and highlight the impact that the Beatles had on both music and pop culture. We hope you enjoy these two amazing films!     GOOD OL’ FREDA (dir. Ryan White) Full Frame 2014 Liverpudlian teenager Freda Kelly was the Beatles secretary and tells “one of the last true stories of the Beatles you’ll ever hear.” TUBI, AMAZON PRIME, YOUTUBE  …

5 More Docs to Stream for Black Music Month

Throughout the month of June, we’re sharing festival alums that showcase Black music and artists. Enjoy this week’s great selection and be sure to check out our first installment of 5 Docs to Stream for Black Music Month!     TWO TRAINS RUNNIN’ (dir. Sam Pollard) Full Frame 2016 Featuring animation and performances by Gary Clark Jr. and Lucina Williams, this story of the search for two forgotten blues singers takes us to Mississippi during…

5 Docs to Stream for Black Music Month

June is a celebration of Black music and each Friday this month we’ll be sharing films from previous festivals that showcase Black music and artists. For our Durham readers, be sure to grab some popcorn from our friends at the Carolina Theatre of Durham (takeout concessions open on Fridays) before streaming one of these awesome films!   AMAZING GRACE Full Frame 2019 Closing Night Film Resurrected footage from 1972 captures Aretha Franklin’s electrifying performance with the…

12 Human Rights Award Winners to Stream

In honor of Amnesty International Day, we are sharing a list of past Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights award winners that are now available for streaming. This award is presented at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 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 honors the legacy of Kathleen Bryan Edwards’s passion and…

Full Frame Virtual Screening Room

Watch great films and support Full Frame… right from the comfort of your home!   Full Frame is thrilled to partner with NEON to bring our audience two exceptional films from the 2020 festival lineup, SPACESHIP EARTH and THE PAINTER AND THE THIEF. Because 50% of the revenue from each rental goes back to Full Frame, this is a great way to check-out a new film and support all the work we do year-round! To watch these…

Full Frame Receives Recognition from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Full Frame would like to thank the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for selecting us as the only North Carolina-based grant recipient this year. In total, $2.5 million in grant support was distributed among 96 organizations. Through their generous support, we are able to further our mission of presenting the best of documentary film, in addition to bolstering our year-round initiatives, including education. To learn more about the grants, check-out the Variety article…