Venues

Screening Venues

Full Frame’s intimate festival landscape encompasses a number of downtown Durham locations for its annual event. Our venues include:

CAROLINA THEATRE
 | 309 West Morgan Street
Fletcher Hall — Seats 1000
Cinema One — Seats 225
Cinema Two — Seats 50

DURHAM CONVENTION CENTER | 301 West Morgan Street
Cinema Three — Seats 440
Cinema Four — Seats 385

DURHAM ARTS COUNCIL | 120 Morris Street
PSI Theater — Seats 170

POWER PLANT @ AMERICAN TOBACCO | 320 Blackwell Street
Full Frame Theater — Seats 99

DURHAM CENTRAL PARK | 534 Foster Street
Free FRI and SAT night outdoor screenings during the festival (no ticket required). Bring a chair or blanket, and an appetite — Food Truck Roundup starts at 5:30 pm.

Festival Box Office + Pass Pick Up

DURHAM CONVENTION CENTER | 301 West Morgan Street
Festival Box Office + Will Call — WED 2pm to 7pm, THU-SAT 9am to 10pm, SUN 9am to 8pm
Pass Pick Up — WED 2pm to 7pm, THU-SAT 9am to 9pm, SUN 9am to 12pm (excludes PRESS PASS*)

*Press passes can only be picked up in the Press Lounge

Additional Venues + Services

CAROLINA THEATRE | 309 West Morgan Street
Hospitality Suite* — 2nd Floor (THU 9am to 4pm, FRI-SAT 9am to 7pm, SUN 9am to 5pm)
Press Lounge — 3rd Floor (THU-SAT 9am to 7pm, SUN 9am to 5pm)

*Available to Filmmaker, First Team, Patron, Press, and Priority passholders only

DURHAM ARMORY | 220 Foster Street
Located across the street from the Marriott, Convention Center and the Carolina Theatre. The Armory is home to Thursday’s Opening Night Party, Sunday’s Awards Barbecue, and the Volunteer Lounge.

DURHAM CONVENTION CENTER | 301 West Morgan Street
Lost + Found – Located at Pass Pick Up
ATM – Located near the restrooms off the main corridor

THE PLAZA | Corner of Morgan & Foster Street
Located at the heart of the festival amidst the Armory, Marriott, Convention Center and the Carolina Theatre, the Plaza features Giorgio Bakatsias‘s outdoor café with grilled Mediterranean specialties, sandwiches, and salads and Saladelia Cafe and Mad Hatter’s Bakeshop with fresh pastries, on-the-go snacks, and specialty coffee drinks. Live music by Art of Cool on Sunday afternoon. The Plaza is also home to seating lines for Fletcher Hall screenings.

Services for Guests with Disabilities

Seating – Accessible seating is available in all festival screening venues. Seating begins 30 minutes prior to showtime. Please arrive early and notify the venue manager on duty that you require seating assistance.

Elevators – Elevator access is available to all levels of the Carolina Theatre and Durham Arts Council.

Assistive Listening Devices – Assistive listening devices are available upon request in all screening venues. Quantities are limited and a valid driver’s license or ID may be required for check out. Please see the venue manager on duty for details.

Pick Up/Drop Off – Attendees with limited mobility may be dropped off along Foster Street directly in front of the Durham Marriott City Center (main entrance) or the Plaza (taxi stand area).

Parking – Parking spaces for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) are available in Durham City lots and next to the elevator in every Durham city deck. A valid, State Motor Vehicle Division issued “Parking for PWDs” hangtag or license plate must be properly displayed when parking in a designated “Parking for PWDs” space. The hangtag or license plate does not exempt the PWD from parking fees. [City of Durham website] Additional spaces can be found in the Durham Arts Council’s Manning Place parking lot.