Center for Documentary Studies http://wunc.org en My White Friends http://wunc.org/post/my-white-friends <p><font style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">Photographer <a href="http://www.myragreene.com/">Myra Greene</a> spent years taking self portraits exploring her own black identity. But after sharing these photographs with a friend, she realized that not everyone thinks about race as much as she does.&nbsp;</font></p><p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:46:58 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 33431 at http://wunc.org My White Friends Film 'Not Yet Begun To Fight', Vets And Fly-Fishing, In Durham Thursday Night http://wunc.org/post/film-not-yet-begun-fight-vets-and-fly-fishing-durham-thursday-night <p></p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">Retired Marine Colonel Eric Hastings used to dream about fly-fishing when he was in Vietnam. In 1969, he</span></font> returned home to Montana and went quickly to the water. "I came back from combat and found I needed relief. And the more I was out there fly-fishing, the more I knew I needed more of it.&nbsp; You know, this ... this river healed me," he says.</p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 16:38:15 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 30806 at http://wunc.org Film 'Not Yet Begun To Fight', Vets And Fly-Fishing, In Durham Thursday Night A Story: The Shortest Distance Between Two Points http://wunc.org/post/story-shortest-distance-between-two-points <p><a href="http://today.duke.edu/2013/04/wesleyhoganrelease">Wesley Hogan</a>'s interest in storytelling stretches back to her childhood.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:23:53 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 26684 at http://wunc.org A Story: The Shortest Distance Between Two Points Documentary Explores The Life Of Beatles Secretary http://wunc.org/post/documentary-explores-life-beatles-secretary <p></p><p>Freda Kelly was a 17 year-old typist in Liverpool when she was asked to work for a band that would become legends: The Beatles. For eleven years, Kelly was a loyal friend and secretary to the group. For more than fifty years, Kelly stayed mum about her experiences, but a new documentary “<a href="http://www.goodolfreda.com/" target="_blank">Good Ol’ Freda</a>,” spotlights her story and her time with The Beatles.</p><p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:55:17 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 24959 at http://wunc.org Documentary Explores The Life Of Beatles Secretary Tom Rankin Steps Down After 15 Years Leading CDS http://wunc.org/post/tom-rankin-steps-down-after-15-years-leading-cds <p>The former director of Duke University’s <a href="http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/">Center for Documentary Studies</a>, Tom Rankin, stepped down after 15 years at the helm.</p><p>The Center has a mission of being at the crossroads of documentary work and academia.&nbsp;CDS started the <a href="http://www.fullframefest.org/">Full Frame Festival </a>— though it was called Double Take at the time.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 10 Jul 2013 15:56:14 +0000 Shawn Wen & Frank Stasio 18684 at http://wunc.org Tom Rankin Steps Down After 15 Years Leading CDS A Writer, A Musician And A Photographer Walk Into The Casbah... http://wunc.org/post/writer-musician-and-photographer-walk-casbah <p>What happens when a writer, a musician and a photographer get together for a one-time performance at the <a href="http://casbahdurham.com/">Casbah </a>in Durham? You'll have to show up to Professor Diablo's True Revue tonight at 8 p.m. to find out.</p><p>It's the brainchild of Durham writer Eric Martin. He got together with a friend at <a href="http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/">Duke's Center for Documentary Studies,</a> and they realized that they didn't see many cross-disciplinary performances in the area. They started bringing together area artists for these unique performance. Tue, 28 May 2013 15:03:42 +0000 Alex Granados 16125 at http://wunc.org A Writer, A Musician And A Photographer Walk Into The Casbah...