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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…

7 Jazz Documentaries to Stream at Home

This week, the Full Frame team pulled together a list of festival alums that highlight jazz and the artists behind the music. Anyone who loves the music, art, and culture of jazz will enjoy these seven extraordinary documentaries. 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 films. Miles Davis: Birth of the Cool (Director:…

11 Documentaries to Stream for National Photography Month

Did you know that May is National Photography Month? Full Frame focuses on documentary film, but as a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, we also recognize the importance and beauty of all documentary art forms. We hope you’ll enjoy this collection of alums in celebration of photography and the people behind the lens! For our local readers, be sure to grab some popcorn from our friends at the Carolina Theatre…

10 Foodie Films for #TakeOutTuesday

If you’ve been to a Full Frame Opening Night Party or an Awards BBQ, you know that we enjoy great food! Feast your eyes on one of these 10 films and pair them perfectly with takeout or delivery from one of our great local business partners on this #TakeOutTuesday! Kings of Pastry (Directors: Chris Hegedus, D A Pennebaker) – 2010 & 2018 festival alum Concocting all manner of sweet delights, from gold foil-bedecked chocolates to…