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Full Frame: Day Two (or at least Day 1 1/2)

OK, not sure why I committed myself to trying to blog every day at the festival. It is near imposible when sleep is short and time is focused on films and filmmakers. And for me at least, film reviews need some distance of time to digest and reflect. But I will at least write a few paragraphs even if they don't fully encapsulate the day quite yet.

 

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Erica's Dispatch from Full Frame: Day One

It€™s been a few years since I€™ve been to Full Frame in Durham, North Carolina. America€™s first all-documentary festival, Full Frame is now entering its 13th year. As in the past, it draws documentary industry from across the United States, as well as a healthy number of locals from the Research Triangle area who appreciate documentary film. This is my fourth time at the festival in the past 10 years and I must say that Full Frame continues to be one of my favorite film festivals for the fact that, as it grows larger, it remains true to its small-town spirit.

 

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Radcliff's Reviews: Sweetgrass

 

Our resident critic, Matthew Radcliff is back with a new review. Radcliff from Paignton Pictures, who updates the Documentary Round-Up list of docs screening around the DC area, provides occasional reviews of documentaries you should know about. This time around it's Ilisa Barbash and Lucien Castaign-Taylor's Sweetgrass. The film will be playing at the AFI Silver on March 20 at 3pm as part of the Environmental Film Festival.  It opens for a limited theatrical run at Landmark's E Street theater on May 21.

 

 

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A screening to help Haiti

Erica here.  Sorry I have not posted much to the blog lately.  I have been traveling for the past few weeks with an amazing group of filmmakers from around the world and time has been limited.  We are headed to Sundance tomorrow and I look forward to posting something about my impressions of the festival.  If you can believe it, it's my first time going.

 

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Radcliff's Reviews: Between the Folds

Our resident critic, Matthew Radcliff is back with a new review, this time of  Vanessa Gould's Between the Folds.  Radcliff from Paignton Pictures, who updates the Documentary Round-Up list of docs screening around the DC area, will be providing occasional reviews of documentaries you should know about.

 

 

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Radcliff's Review: Visual Acoustics

A new feature from Docs In Progress' Docs Interactive.  Matthew Radcliff from Paignton Pictures, who updates the Documentary Round-Up list of docs screening around the DC area, will be providing occasional reviews of documentaries you should know about.  First up is a review of Visual Acoustics: the Modernism of Julius Shulman, Eric Bricker's 2008 film which is currently showing at Landmark's E Street Theatre.

 

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How I Spent My Summer Part 6 (Erica Ginsberg)

The final in our series of blogs from Docs In Progress alumni and staff about how they spent their summer.  We wrap-up with Erica Ginsberg, Docs In Progress Executive Director.

An International Trip Which Was Better Than a Summer Vacation

 

 

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How I Spent My Summer: Part 5 (Sam Hampton)

We continue our guest blog series in which we ask Docs In Progress staff and alumni to let us in on how they spent their summers.  Next up, Docs In Progress Director of Planning and Special Projects Sam Hampton.

A Summer of Community Outreach

 

 

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How I Spent My Summer Part 4 (Adele Schmidt)

 

The next installment of our guest blog series in which we ask Docs In Progress staff and alumni to reflect on how they spent their summers in documentary land.  Now we hear from staff about what we've been up to both in and outside of Docs In Progress.  First up, Adele Schmidt, our Director of Programs and Services.

 

 

Our first summer at the Doc House 

 

 

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How I Spent My Summer Part 3 (Carolyn Projansky)

The next installment of our guest blog series in which we ask Docs In Progress staff and alumni to reflect on how they they spent their summers in documentary land€¦ 

 

Next up, Carolyn Projansky whose film The Fast Lane was featured at a Docs In Progress  work in progress screening in 2005.   She is now at work on a feature documentary, Breaking the Rules about white South Africans who fought against the system in the Apartheid era.  As she continues production, Projansky has started to build her audience and has discovered a new tool to help.

 

 

 

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