Passes + Tickets

    The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) will pause its annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival for ​the 2023 season as the organization continues a strategic planning process around the Center’s next chapter. More information is available here.

    Details regarding passes and tickets to the 2024 festival will be posted in the Fall.

    How to Purchase

    The Duke University Box Office manages all pass and ticket sales. To purchase passes and tickets, please visit

    Passes and single tickets cannot be purchased or processed at the Full Frame offices. Please direct all purchasing questions to the Duke University Box Office at

    All pass and ticket sales are final.

    The Fine Print

    Please note: All sales are final.

    A limited number of views are available for each participating film; when a film reaches capacity, it will no longer be available to view on the festival platform. Festival Passholders’ access to screenings is not guaranteed, though Full Frame anticipates that most Passholders will be able to watch the vast majority of films before they reach capacity. A Single Ticket to a specific film guarantees access to that film.

    Due to restrictions required by some participating films, certain titles may only be available to viewers in the United States and are listed with the film descriptions. Programs and films can change without notice. Please review the FAQ for more details regarding streaming films at the 2022 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival.