Our Time Machine

21c Museum Hotel Durham 111 Corcoran Street, Durham, NC, United States

Our Time Machine (80 minutes) Directed by Yang Sun, S. Leo Chiang December 17, 2019 21c Museum Hotel Durham, Main Gallery (Durham, NC) Film Website Cocktail Reception at 6:00 pm. Opening Remarks at 6:30 pm.   21c Museum Hotel Durham is pleased to present a screening of Our Time Machine, directed by Yang Sun and S. Leo Chiang. Enjoy a cocktail reception at 6pm, followed by opening remarks from Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang and 21c Chief Curator…


The Cave

The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC, United States

Amidst air strikes and bombings, a group of female doctors in Ghouta, Syria struggle with systemic sexism while trying to care for the injured using limited resources.


American Factory

The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC, United States

More than 2,500 people lost their jobs in 2008 when General Motors closed its plant in Dayton, Ohio, but hopes were raised six years later when a Chinese manufacturer bought the facility with plans to employ American and Chinese workers. With stunning access and cinematography, this film documents the new plant’s opening and the profound cultural collisions and connections that follow.


Apollo 11

The Carolina Theatre 309 W Morgan St, Durham, NC, United States

A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.


A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy: Online Festival Strategy for Documentary Filmmakers Webinar

Virtual Speakeasy: Online Festival Strategy for Documentary Filmmakers TUESDAY, JUNE 2 | 3PM (EST) | REGISTER HERE | FREE WEBINAR As more festivals make the move online, documentary directors are left questioning, what is the right path for their films? Join us for a discussion on emerging strategies for nonfiction filmmakers, where we’ll tackle the most pressing concerns and questions about the changing festival landscape. Moderator:   Deirdre Haj, Full Frame director Panelists:     Josh Braun,…

A&E IndieFilms Speakeasy: Documenting Distress: A Discussion

Documenting Distress: A Discussion Wednesday, August 12 | 10:30 AM (EST) | FREE REGISTER TODAY Throughout history, documentary film has been used to bring to light the abuses that human beings can inflict upon one another, whether during war, genocide, imprisonment, or via policies that force people into desperate conditions, such as exile, migration and/or starvation. Such work can and has brought public awareness to circumstances that bring about changes in laws, policing, public opinion, and inspire…

Free Screening: BOYS STATE with Q&A

Thursday, August 13 | 7 PM (EST) | FREE | Register Today WATCH TRAILER   An Apple Original Films and A24 Release, BOYS STATE will debut on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 14.   BOYS STATE dramatically captures the political motivations and strategic calculations of a group of young men who, among a thousand other Texas high school students, take part in a weeklong exercise to build a representative democracy from the ground up.  …

2020 School of Doc Showcase

2020 SCHOOL OF DOC SHOWCASE Wednesday, September 9 | 7 PM (EST) | FREE | Register Today! Join us as we celebrate the hard work and creativity of the 2020 School of Doc cohort! Presenting their films publicly for the first time, these talented young filmmakers will discuss how they each created a short film on their own during Full Frame's first virtual School of Doc session. Register today to find out details on how…

Teach the Teachers | You Are What You Watch: Fostering Empathy in Students through Documentary

In this session, the facilitator and participants will delve deeper into the ways in which documentary can be used as a tool to foster student empathy. The facilitator and supporting educators will share their experiences in using documentary – with its predominant focus on individuals and specific historical moments rather than themes or broad strokes – to offer students a different perspective than they might find in textbooks, novels, internet resources, or other resources. Participating…


Help us welcome Duke's new Vice Provost for the Arts as Full Frame presents an encore virtual presentation of the 2011 Jury Award Winner for Best Short, ONE NIGHT IN KERNERSVILLE (dir. Rodrigo Dorfman).  Immediately following the 20 minute screening, John Brown will join Full Frame director Deirdre Haj in a conversation. The event is free and open to all. Register to attend today! Very much in the moment, this character study of jazz bassist…