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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…

Full Frame Announces Full Lineup for 2018 Festival

Durham, N.C. – March 8, 2018 – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, one of the world’s premier showcases of nonfiction cinema, today announced its lineup of features and short films. The 21st annual festival will take place April 5 – 8, 2018, in Durham, North Carolina. Festival passes and ticket packages are now available. “I am overwhelmed by the stories, artistry, and people presented in this year’s program,” said Full Frame artistic director Sadie…

Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker to be Honored with 2018 Advocate Award

February 26, 2018 – In celebration of their towering contributions to the documentary community, filmmakers, and the festival, Full Frame is proud to honor filmmaking legends Chris Hegedus and D A Pennebaker with its 2018 Advocate Award. The Advocate Award will be presented during the 21st annual festival, April 5 – 8, 2018, in Durham, North Carolina. Festival passes and ticket packages are now available. Ms. Hegedus and Mr. Pennebaker form one of the most…

Full Frame Announces 2018 Thematic Program and Tribute

Joe Berlinger to Curate Thematic Program Around True Crime Jehane Noujaim Honored with Full Frame Tribute 2018 Passes on Sale Wednesday, February 14   February 12, 2018 – Full Frame is proud to announce that renowned filmmaker Joe Berlinger will curate the 2018 Thematic Program, and the festival will honor Jehane Noujaim’s illustrious body of work with the 2018 Tribute. Delving into the fascinating genre of true crime, the Thematic Program will feature films that…

Full Frame Receives Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Grant for Second Consecutive Year to Fund School of Doc

Durham, N.C. – May 1, 2017 – The Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has announced 44 recipients of its 2017 FilmCraft and FilmWatch grant programs. The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University has been awarded a  FilmCraft grant of $11,000 to support the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival’s annual School of Doc summer program for teens.  The School of Doc is a free five-week camp that teaches…