News Category: Press Releases

Full Frame Receives $50,000 From the National Endowment for the Arts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact:  Emily Foster, Marketing Director emily.foster@fullframefest.org Durham, N.C. – July 14, 2020 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, has been selected by the National Endowment for the Arts to receive $50,000 through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Of the 3,100 applicants from across the country, only 846 organizations received awards. Full Frame would like to…

Full Frame Receives Grant Support From The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Full Frame is the only North Carolina–based grant recipient this year Durham, N.C. – May 18, 2020 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, has received grant support from the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Notably, Full Frame is the Academy’s only North Carolina–based grant recipient this year. The Academy announced 96 recipients of its 2020 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grants, which includes recipients of the emergency grant funds announced…

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces 2020 Award Winners  

Media Contact: Emily Foster, Marketing Director | emily.foster@fullframefest.org   Durham, N.C. – April 22, 2020 – Seven awards for a combined value of $47,500 in cash prizes are announced for the 2020 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Full Frame is a qualifying event for nominations for the Academy Award®Documentary Short Subject category and the Producers Guild of America Awards. The four-day event, originally scheduled to run April 2–5, was canceled amid COVID-19 concerns. “We’re incredibly…

23rd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces Official Selections

MEDIA CONTACT: Emily Foster, Marketing Director emily.foster@fullframefest.org | 513-503-3200 23rd Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces Official Selections With continued sponsor support, the festival moves forward with cash juried awards, despite the four-day event’s cancellation Durham, NC ­­– Tuesday, March 31, 2020 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival announces the official feature and short film selections for the festival’s 23rd edition. The NEW DOCS program and Invited Program includes 44 features and 12…

Full Frame Announces 2019 Lineup

Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert’s American Factory selected as Opening Night Film Bognar and Reichert—2019 Tribute Recipients Amazing Grace selected as Closing Night Film  2019 Thematic Program, Some Other Lives of Time, curated by filmmaker RaMell Ross Press Contact: Sylvia Savadjian | pr@fullframefest.org Durham, N.C. – March 11, 2019 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is pleased to announce the complete lineup for the 22nd annual festival, April 4–7, 2019. Full Frame will screen documentary features…

Full Frame 2019 Thematic Program Curated by RaMell Ross

Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker to attend 22nd annual festival, April 4– 7 photo by Maya Krinsky Durham, N.C. – February 19, 2019 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is pleased to announce that filmmaker, photographer, and writer RaMell Ross will curate its 2019 Thematic Program. Ross’s first film, Hale County This Morning, This Evening, has been described as the birth of “a new cinematic language” (Village Voice) and is nominated for the 2019 Academy Award® for…

Full Frame Announces 2019 Tribute Recipients Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert

Bognar and Reichert will attend the 22nd annual festival, April 4 – 7   Photo by Eryn Montgomery Press Contact: Sylvia Savadjian | pr@fullframefest.org   Durham, N.C. – February 5, 2019 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is proud to announce that it will honor distinguished filmmakers Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert with its 2019 Tribute. The festival will showcase a curated selection from their significant body of work at the 22nd annual festival,…

2018 Award Winners

Durham, N.C. – April 8, 2018 – The 2018 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival award winners were announced this afternoon at the festival’s annual Awards Barbecue.   The Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award Sponsored by The Reva and David Logan Foundation The Reva and David Logan Grand Jury Award was presented to Hale County This Morning, This Evening, directed by RaMell Ross. The jury gives Special Jury Award to Of Fathers and Sons,…

Full Frame Announces 2018 Schedule Opening Night Film, Closing Night Film, and Garrett Scott Grant Recipients

Durham, N.C. – March 15, 2018 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, one of the world’s premier showcases of nonfiction cinema, today announced its schedule for the 2018 festival including Opening Night Film, Closing Night Film, and the recipients of the prestigious Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant. The 21st annual festival will take place April 5 – 8, 2018, in Durham, North Carolina. Festival passes and ticket packages are available for purchase until March…