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Full Frame Documentary Film Festival

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The New York-based, North Carolina-bred film critic Godfrey Cheshire discusses his book "Conversations with Kairostami," for which he had unprecedented access to the great Iranian filmmaker. Read more

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Every year, Wilson, the producer and subject of documentary short The Changing Same, retraces the path of the brutal 1934 lynching of Claude Neal. Read more

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Director Bernardo Ruiz captures the fragility and fortitude of those whose work is contingent on nature’s benevolence. Read more

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Always in Season explores the case of a seventeen-year-old African-American high school student who was found hanged from a swing set in Bladenboro. Read more

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Sydney Pollack shot a concert film about the record, but technical difficulties prevented a commercial release for almost fifty years. Read more

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Decade of Fire screens in Full Frame at 1:20 p.m. today. Read more

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This year’s collection of N.C.-connected films convey an interest in issues of race, gender, class, poverty, age, and illness. Read more

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In Jane Gillooly's Where the Pavement Ends, the troubled relationship between the two cities serves as a microcosm of segregation’s long tail. Read more

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“I want people to realize, ‘I’m not just some nobody from a small town. I have a role to play in our history as a working class.’” Read more

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The Hale County This Morning, This Evening director and 2019 Full Frame thematic program curator strives to find a documentary cinema beyond "feigned total understanding." Read more

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"Last year, I’m pretty sure more filmmakers thanked George than Full Frame in their acceptance speeches,” says Michelle Benham, the film festival’s marketing director. Read more

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“It was pretty clear that this amazing archive from the main character of the film was part of the story as well,” says local director Kenny Dalsheimer. Read more

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The locally produced documentary follows Juana Luz Tobar Ortega, an undocumented Guatemalan grandmother seeking safety from deportation in a Greensboro church. Read more

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Amid its global offerings, this year's Full Frame Documentary Film Festival delves into what it means to live, work, and dream in our country now. Read more

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RaMell Ross (Hale County This Morning, This Evening) curates the 2019 Thematic program, while Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert are the recipients of the annual tribute. Read more

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Whatever you’re into, we’ve got a festival celebrating it Read more

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