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January 2018

Winter Series – Abacus: Small Enough to Jail

January 24, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Abacus: Small Enough to Jail Directed by Steve James In the 1980s, Thomas Sung was a busy lawyer in New York City, but he saw a need. There was no bank serving the Chinese immigrant community. Motivated to help, Sung founded Abacus Federal Savings Bank in Manhattan’s Chinatown. In the decades that followed, his daughters joined him at the family company, and the business grew. And then, in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, Abacus was the only U.S.…

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February 2018

Winter Series – Strong Island

February 1, 7:30 pm9:30 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Strong Island Directed by Yance Ford In 1992 filmmaker Yance Ford’s older brother William was fatally shot during an argument with an auto mechanic. When the white assailant goes unindicted for the killing of the young black Long Island schoolteacher, the Ford family, like an appalling number of families in the years that follow, faces life-altering grief and incomprehensible outrage. A formally inventive investigation and memoir, the film unearths histories both personal and procedural and confronts perception and memory with…

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Winter Series – JANE

February 8, 7:30 pm9:00 pm
The Carolina Theatre, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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JANE Directed by Brett Morgen Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage that has been tucked away in the National Geographic archives for over 50 years, award-winning director Brett Morgen tells the story of JANE, a woman whose chimpanzee research challenged the male-dominated scientific consensus of her time and revolutionized our understanding of the natural world. Set to a rich orchestral score from legendary composer Philip Glass, the film offers an unprecedented, intimate portrait of Jane Goodall—a trailblazer who…

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April 2018

21st Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

April 5April 8
Durham, NC Durham, NC

Join us April 5 – 8, 2018 in Durham, North Carolina for a four-day, morning to midnight doc fest of over 100 films, panel conversations, and southern hospitality. The festival landscape is extremely walkable. In fact, it’s only a 10-minute walk end to end. Here are some tips on how to navigate the festival landscape. Visit the VENUES page for: Location and seating capacity of screening venues Location and hours for the Festival Box Office and Pass Pick Up Services for Guests with…

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