Support

    It costs $16 to see a film at Full Frame. But did you know that it costs about $50 per seat to bring the festival to life each year? 

    We depend on your generosity to make up the difference, each and every year. Please support all that we do with a gift of $34 or more.

    The Full Frame staff works 365 days a year to create an unforgettable four-day festival each spring filled with incredible documentary films, Southern hospitality, and inspiring conversations. In addition to planning the annual festival, the Full Frame staff works year-round to:

     
    We can’t do all that we do without your support. 

     

     

    Become a Member

    We need your help to grow and sustain our impact by making a tax-deductible gift or becoming a member. One-time, monthly, and quarterly donations of any amount can be made online through our secure giving site through Duke University*. 

    For less than a latte, a Spotlight membership presents attractive benefits like advance ticket sales and access to passes before the general public. Interested in concierge service at the festival, exclusive parties, and priority seating? Join First Team.

    Not ready to join a membership program? Making a tax deductible gift to help support the Full Frame mission 365 days a year. Full Frame supports documentary filmmakers, film lovers, students, educators, and our local economy. Please give, and support Full Frame.

    Join First TeamJoin Spotlight

    Matching Gifts and Planned Giving

    Many companies will match the value of charitable gifts made by employees and their spouses, board members, and retirees. To find out if a particular company has a matching gift program, check our matching gift database. Click on the name of your company for instructions on submitting matching-gift paperwork, which must be submitted through your company’s HR site. Thank you for taking a few minutes to double your donation to Full Frame! NOTE: It is extremely important to enter “Full Frame Documentary Film Festival” in any comments sections to ensure the matching gift is directed to us.

    While outright gifts provide vital resources for us today, planned gifts help to ensure the impact of Full Frame for years to come. Full Frame, as a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, offers a number of customizable gift-planning options that help further the mission of Full Frame, while also fulfilling your personal financial and philanthropic goals. A properly planned gift may help you reduce or eliminate capital gains and gift and estate taxes. You may realize immediate tax savings as well. You can explore different gift plans in detail on Duke’s Gift Planning website.

    Contact Angie Potiny at (919) 613-6938 or angie.potiny@fullframefest.org to start the conversation.

    Contact

    Questions? Please contact Development Assistant Angie Potiny at 919.613.6938 or angie.potiny@fullframefest.org 

    Want to support Full Frame? You can make a gift online, or send a check to:
    Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
    320 Blackwell Street, Suite 101
    Durham, NC 27701

    *Full Frame is a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3).