Now in its sixth year, the 2012 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant has been awarded to Ben Powell for Barge and Jason Osder for Let the Fire Burn. Grant…MORE ›
(T)ERROR (Director: Lyric R. Cabral)
An active FBI counterterrorism sting operation unravels when a terror suspect realizes an
informant is setting him up.
In Country (Directors: Mike Attie, Meghan O’Hara)
Blurring the boundaries between reality and fantasy, this film follows a “platoon” of dedicated
Vietnam War reenactors.
Now in its eighth year, the 2014 grant has been awarded to James Demo for The Peacemaker and RaMell Ross for Hale County. The recipients will present excerpts from their works-in-progress prior to the screening of the World Premiere of 2013 recipients Mike Attie and Meghan O’Hara’s In Country.MORE ›
Now in its ninth year, the 2015 grant has been awarded to Ted Passon for The Trial of Mumia Abu-Jamal and to Elisa Haradon and Gabriel Miller for Sweetheart Deal. The recipients will present excerpts from their works-in-progress prior to the screening of (T)ERROR, directed by David Felix Sutcliffe and 2013 grant recipient Lyric R. Cabral.MORE ›
Now in its tenth year, the 2016 grant has been awarded to Jonathan Olshefski for Quest: The Fury and the Sound and to Matt Yoka for Whirlybird. The recipients will present excerpts from their works-in-progress prior to the screening of The Peacemaker, directed by 2014 grant recipient James Demo.MORE ›
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.MORE ›
Presentation of the 2016 School of Doc film Blackspace
The School of Doc, launched in 2011, is a completely free program (including meals) serving Durham teens who participate in the five-week intensive summer course taught by professional filmmakers. The program is held in Full Frame’s theater and classroom space, where students work as a crew to produce a professional documentary film. Coursework includes all technical elements of the craft: camera, lights, sound, editing, and special effects, as well as pre- and post-production considerations such as rights and clearances, graphics and credits. Each School of Doc student spends time working in each of these areas.MORE ›
The 2018 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant has been award to Lucas Habte for Shadow of His Wings and Débora Souza Silva for Black Mothers. The recipients will present excerpts from their works-in-progress prior to the screening of Minding the Gap, directed by 2017 grant recipient Bing Liu.MORE ›
The 2019 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant has been award to Jon-Sesrie Goff for After Sherman and Diane Hodson and Jasmine Luoma for Million Dollar Block. The recipients will present excerpts from their works in progress on Saturday, April 6, prior to the screening of Easter Snap and Caballerango.MORE ›
The 2020 Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant has been awarded to Isabel Bethencourt and Parker Hill for Cusp and Anne Alvergue and Debra McClutchy for martha.
Now in its fourteenth year, the grant is presented in honor of filmmaker Garrett Scott, who made a distinctive mark in the documentary genre during his brief career. It recognizes first-time filmmakers who, like Scott, bring a unique vision and style to their documentary films.
In Chengdu, China, the government is closing state-owned factory 420 to make way for a high-end apartment complex called 24 City. In this partially fictionalized…MORE ›
In 1974, on a family ski vacation, the plane in which Mark and Andy Godfrey were traveling crashed in the Colorado mountains. The brothers, ages 11 and 8, were the only survivors. Years later, they come together to finally talk about the tragedy and reconcile their losses.MORE ›
The melancholy world of Chechnya, divided into three rooms, each an elegiac portrayal of a land without spirit. In the first room we are introduced…MORE ›
This poetic and nuanced documentary is divided into three chapters, the three rooms. They are all related to life in wartime, in this case the…MORE ›
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.MORE ›
When a brother and sister undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother’s house, they embark on a magical-realist journey in search of what life remains in the objects that are left behind.MORE ›
Outside Los Angeles, in the City of Industry, is the Patina V mannequin factory, where sculptors create the perfect female body, every proportion adhering to…MORE ›