Full Frame Documentary Film Festival 2015 Preview
Which docs to see at Full Frame? Programming director Sadie Tillery took Tom Roston behind the scenes of his picks from the 2015 lineup.
Sundance is behind us, SXSW is on now, Tribeca and Full Frame are coming up soon. Doc Soup Man has his picks from the past and future festivals that will set the documentary viewing agenda for the rest of the year.
The Best Documentaries of 2011 (Updated)
Nerd out to our infographic of the top documentaries of 2011, based on lists from critics, documentary festivals, industry organizations and online voting!
The Best Documentaries of 2011
According to who you ask, the best documentary of 2011 could have been one of 67 films. Could it be The Interrupters? Nostalgia for the Light? Project Nim? Cave of Forgotten Dreams? We've constructed a handy graphic to help you make your own decision.
Full Frame 2010: The Once and Future Festival
I’m back from my jaunt down to Full Frame, and grateful to return to the carcinogenic particulate matter of NYC rather than suffering the yellow plague of pollen that’s all over everything in Durham. And this post may be a day late, dollar short, whatever — still, here’s my take on Full Frame 2010. The […]
Full Frame 2010: April in NC = Documentaries (and Zyrtec)
I arrived in Raleigh yesterday to sunny skies, a warm breeze and a bright yellow coat of pollen on everything! Things are just starting to bloom in NYC, but in North Carolina I’ve got to get my Zyrtec on. Full Frame got off to its usual enthusiastic start yesterday, and I jumped right in with […]
Doc Roundup: Full Frame, 'Young@Heart', and Errol Morris
This past week was a busy one in the doc world. The Full Frame Documentary Festival took place in North Carolina; Young@Heart, the first documentary acquired by distribution company Fox Searchlight in a decade was released to wide acclaim; and the upcoming release of his Standard Operating Procedure has Errol Morris all over the news. […]
Looking Back at Full Frame '08
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival came to a close on Sunday, April 6th with the traditional North Carolina barbeque awards ceremony. The first Full Frame since Nancy Buirski stepped down as director featured a streamlined, more user-friendly ticketing process, new venues and a greater diversity of student fellows from colleges and universities around the […]
The 2008 Full Frame Festival Begins!
Yance Ford is in Durham, North Carolina this weekend, where she’s blogging from the 2008 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. The 2008 Full Frame Film Festival got off to an enthusiastic start in Durham last night. Elizabeth Edwards, wife of former presidential candidate John Edwards, addressed the crowd at Fletcher Hall. She spoke about the […]
A Preview of the 2008 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival kicks off this week in Durham, North Carolina. Now in its eleventh year, the festival brings filmmakers and film lovers to the historic Carolina Theater for four days of documentaries and it’s become one of the most celebrated doc festivals in the country. This year’s roster includes work […]