Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Announces New Docs Film Roster

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Published: Thu Mar 06 2008


The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (www.fullframefest.org), has announced the 2008 film selections for the New Docs program of the Festival. More than 1,200 films were submitted for competition, marking the largest number of entries the Festival has received in its 11-year history. To view the complete list of the 2008 New Docs, visit www.fullframefest.org.

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival will be held April 3-6 in downtown Durham. Recognized as the premier documentary film festival in the United States by both The New York Times and indieWIRE, Full Frame is an arena for documentary filmmakers to showcase their work theatrically in an environment that stimulates conversation and community between filmmakers, industry executives and the general public. For more information on attending the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, visit www.fullframefest.org.

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The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival (www.fullframefest.org), has announced the release of the 2008 film selections for the New Docs program of the Festival.
More than 1,200 films were submitted for competition, marking the largest number of entries the Festival has received in its 11-year history.
To view the complete list of New Docs films, visit www.fullframefest.org.
The Festival schedule with film photos and blurbs will be available at www.fullframefest.org Thursday, March 20.
Advanced Tickets and Priority Tickets will be available at www.fullframefest.org Monday, March 24.

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"We are thrilled with the New Docs line-up and look forward to showcasing the work of this terrific group of filmmakers," said Phoebe Brush, director of programming for Full Frame.

"We have deep respect for the commitment these filmmakers have made to their films and the film's subjects. We look forward to welcoming them to Durham and connecting them with people eager to see their work," said Robyn Yigit Smith, managing director of Full Frame.

About Full Frame:
Founded in 1998, the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of documentary film. Its mission is to provide documentary filmmakers with opportunities to showcase their work theatrically, stimulating conversation and community between filmmakers, industry executives and the general public. Full Frame is recognized as the premier documentary film festival in the United States by both The New York Times and indieWIRE and is well-known for its southern hospitality, relaxed atmosphere and walkable venue layout. During the past decade Full Frame has welcomed both first time and celebrated filmmakers including Martin Scorsese, Abbas Kiarostami, Michael Moore, Syndey Pollack, Errol Morris, Barbara Kopple, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Charles Burnett, Mira Nair and Jonathan Demme.
The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is produced by Doc Arts, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Its presenting sponsors are The New York Times and Duke University. For more information and up-to-date Festival announcements, please visit www.fullframefest.org.

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Full Frame, Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, City of Durham, Duke University, New Docs, Phoebe Brush, Robyn Yigit Smith

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