Films


#DocsSoWhite?

2016 Speakeasy 4: Is the documentary field more diverse than Hollywood? Directors address questions of representation and opportunity. Leo Chiang, Out Run Sabrina Schmidt Gordon,…

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The 100 Years Show
Alison Klayman

The 99-year old artist Carmen Herrera and her geometric, primary-colored paintings are portrayed with cinematic vigor.

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112 Weddings
Doug Block

Part-time wedding videographer Doug Block tracks down couples he’s filmed over the years, contrasting past with present to see how love and life have unfolded after vows.

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116 Cameras
Davina Pardo

Surrounded by a twinkling constellation of cameras, Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss records her stories for an interactive hologram project, preserving her experience for future generations.

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12 Notes Down
Andreas Koefoed

This touching portrayal of transition follows a talented adolescent as he is forced to abandon his longstanding role in the Copenhagen Royal Chapel Choir when his voice begins to change. Festival Year: 2009

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12 O’Clock Boys
Lotfy Nathan

A struggling adolescent seeks acceptance from a group of extreme dirt bikers, an illegal gang
seen to be terrorizing the streets of Baltimore.

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20,000 Days on Earth
Iain Forsyth, Jane Pollard

Equal parts documentary and daydream, Jane Pollard and Iain Forsyth’s innovative film features the inimitable Nick Cave in a series of revelatory and imaginative vignettes.

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2017 Garrett Scott Grant
Bing Liu, Kavita Pillay

Now in its eleventh year, the 2017 grant has been awarded to Bing Liu for Minding the Gap and to Kavita Pillay for Stalin, Lenin, and Other Tales from South India (working title). The recipients will present excerpts from their works-in-progress prior to the screening of Quest, directed by 2016 grant recipient Jonathan Olshefski.

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2017 School of Doc
3 ½ MINUTES
Marc Silver

In 2012, Jordan Davis, an African American teenager, was shot and killed while sitting in a car with three friends at a gas station in Jacksonville, Florida. This powerful film examines the ensuing trial.

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500 Years
Pamela Yates

A sweeping examination of resistance movements in Guatemala, including the recent uprising, and a chronicle of the country’s first trial for war crimes committed against the Mayan people.

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51 Birch Street
Doug Block

Within a few months of his mother’s unexpected death, Doug Block is stunned to learn that his father, Mike, plans to move to Florida to…

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CLOSING NIGHT PARTY
Durham Armory

OPENING NIGHT PARTY Durham Armory   Late Night Birthday Bash 21c Museum Hotel

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