Full Frame Documentary Film Festival http://wunc.org en A Life Looking Like Obama -- In 'Full Frame' http://wunc.org/post/life-looking-obama-full-frame <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The documentary Bronx Obama follows the story of Luis Ortiz, an unemployed man living in the Bronx who one day in 2008 is told he looks an awful lot like a guy named Barack Obama from Chicago who is running for President—and that changes everything.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:29:55 +0000 Phoebe Judge 33262 at http://wunc.org A Life Looking Like Obama -- In 'Full Frame' The Supreme Price: A Return To Nigeria -- Shown In Full Frame http://wunc.org/post/supreme-price-return-nigeria-shown-full-frame <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has begun in Durham.&nbsp; One of the films making its world premiere is The Supreme Price, which follows the return of </span>Hafsat<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Abiola<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> back to her home country of Nigeria. Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:55:37 +0000 Phoebe Judge 33205 at http://wunc.org The Supreme Price: A Return To Nigeria -- Shown In Full Frame Albie Sachs Takes Soft Vengeance http://wunc.org/post/albie-sachs-takes-soft-vengeance <p><font size="3" style="font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Lawyer and freedom fighter</span></font><font size="3" style="font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><b>&nbsp;</b></span></font><font size="3" style="font-family: Tahoma; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="http://www.sahistory.org.za/people/judge-albert-louis-albie-sachs">Albie Sachs</a> is one of the lesser-known heroes of South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement. He spent time incarcerated and years in exile before nearly dying from a car bomb.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 15:09:54 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 33181 at http://wunc.org Albie Sachs Takes Soft Vengeance Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Takes Over Durham http://wunc.org/post/full-frame-documentary-film-festival-takes-over-durham <p></p><p>Documentary film enthusiasts are in downtown Durham today through Sunday for the <a href="http://www.fullframefest.org/">Full Frame Documentary Film Festival</a>.&nbsp; City leaders like the business.&nbsp;</p><p>There could easily be an extra 12,000 to 13,000 people packed in a few city blocks because of <a href="http://www.fullframefest.org/">Full Frame</a>.</p><p>“And they’ll be laughing and smiling and talking about the films that they’ve seen.&nbsp; It’s really a great, great event.”</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 09:00:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 33157 at http://wunc.org Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Takes Over Durham A Return To The Scene Of The Crime http://wunc.org/post/return-scene-crime <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Darius Monroe was 17 years old living in Texas when he committed a crime that would shape the course of his life.&nbsp; He and two friends robbed a bank in their hometown making off with tens of thousands of dollars.&nbsp; He was caught and spent 5 years in prison. A decade later, he returned home to try to figure out what impact his crime had on his family and the others who were in the bank that day. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:46:51 +0000 Phoebe Judge 33110 at http://wunc.org A Return To The Scene Of The Crime The Fight For A Fair Wage: A 'Full Frame' Story http://wunc.org/post/fight-fair-wage-full-frame-story <p></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 18:32:34 +0000 Phoebe Judge 33126 at http://wunc.org The Fight For A Fair Wage: A 'Full Frame' Story Hip Hop Music In The Classroom http://wunc.org/post/hip-hop-music-classroom <p></p><p><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">Hip Hop Studies is a growing field in academia led by the work of scholars like Patrick Douthit, the hip-hop producer and artist better known as </span></font><a href="http://www.9thwonder.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;"><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;">9</span></font><font face="Arial,sans-serif" style="font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><sup>th</sup></font></a><font face="Arial,sans-serif" size="3" style="line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 12pt;"><a href="http://www.9thwonder.com/">&nbsp;Wonder</a>.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:35:30 +0000 Anita Rao & Frank Stasio 32725 at http://wunc.org Hip Hop Music In The Classroom 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 Local & International Talent Light Up Full Frame Documentary Film Fest http://wunc.org/post/local-international-talent-light-full-frame-documentary-film-fest <p>Rivalries are fierce at the <a href="http://www.taxidermy.net/wtc/">World Taxidermy Championships</a>. Judges, armed with flashlights and magnifying glasses, examine anatomy and artistry. And taxidermists, who fancy themselves artists, vie for the legitimacy of their craft.</p><p>Nicole Triche’s new documentary, “Taxidermists,” premiers at the annual <a href="http://www.fullframefest.org/">Full Frame Documentary&nbsp; Film Festival</a>. Triche is also an assistant professor at Elon University in the school of communications. Wed, 03 Apr 2013 20:39:59 +0000 Frank Stasio & Shawn Wen 13111 at http://wunc.org Local & International Talent Light Up Full Frame Documentary Film Fest Full Frame Documentary Film Fest in 15th Year http://wunc.org/post/full-frame-documentary-film-fest-15th-year <p>The <a href="http://www.fullframefest.org/" target="_blank">Full Frame Documentary Film Festival</a> begins today. Lovers of non-fiction cinema travel from all over the world to Durham to view this juried competition.<br><br><strong>Leoneda Inge:</strong>&nbsp; This is Full Frame’s 15th year.&nbsp; As many as 12-hundred documentaries pour in from every corner of the globe.&nbsp; Just over 100 films will be shown during the festival.&nbsp; That’s a lot of films, ranging from “The Invisible War,” about rape in the military, to a family’s quest to eat local in Alabama.<br> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:05:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 2879 at http://wunc.org