The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is a vital, vibrant, essential institution in the American cultural and artistic landscape. It is not only the most important festival of its kind—it is, in fact, the only festival of its kind.

    —R.J. Cutler, Filmmaker

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS),  is an annual celebration of non-fiction films, showcasing dozens of films, parties, panels, and more for thousands of attendees and filmmakers from around the globe.

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