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March 2021

Teach the Teachers | As Good As New: Using Documentary to Freshen Up Stale Concepts

March 17, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

We are in the golden age of documentary. Many students have seen them, on YouTube, Netflix, and other streaming services, often without even having the medium categorized and defined for them as such. As school-aged children consume more and more streaming content, transferring documentary content to the classroom setting is a natural transition. Even more natural, in many cases, than a textbook, research article, or news report. In addition to the video format being more accessible, documentary – with its…

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May 2021

Teach the Teachers | Film Trip: How Documentaries Build Bridges to a Larger World

May 12, 3:00 pm5:00 pm

In these times of tightened school budgets, it’s very difficult to plan and execute a field trip for students. And while documentaries will never be a replacement for the authentic experience of a field trip, they can, like the best films, transport students to a place and time far away from the modern classroom. Not only that, but documentaries, with their frequent focus on personal stories, and often stories of people of color or everyday folks who may be left…

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June 2021

24th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

June 2June 6

Join us for the 24th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, taking place June 2–6, 2021. The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is an internationally recognized, Academy Award® qualifying event that proudly presents the best of nonfiction films on the festival circuit each year. Based in Durham, North Carolina, the annual festival gathers thousands of enthusiastic fans from around the globe to celebrate the documentary art form, engage in meaningful conversation, and experience the impact exceptional nonfiction cinema first hand. Our dedicated team is diligently and…

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