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April 2012

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AND THE 2012 AWARD WINNERS ARE...

 

The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival has announced the 2012 Festival award recipients. The 57 documentaries screened in the NEW DOCS Program were eligible. Twelve awards were presented, including a Special Jury Award and two Honorable Mentions, to eleven different titles. SPECIAL FLIGHT (VOL SPECIAL) received two awards, the Full Frame Grand Jury Award and the Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award.

 

Award winners and select sellouts will be rescreened Sunday afternoon and evening, April 15. Tickets are only available on site. The festival's Box Office is located in Meeting Rooms 3 & 4 of the Durham Convention Center. Hours of operation are 8AM to 8PM. 

 

2012 Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Award Winners

 

Anne Dellinger Grand Jury Award 

SPECIAL FLIGHT (VOL SPECIAL), directed by Fernand Melgar

4:30PM - TBA 3 / Cinema 1 

 

Special Jury Award - THE LAW IN THESE PARTS, directed by Ra'anan Alexandrowicz

 

Full Frame Jury Award for Best Short

THE TIME WE HAVE (DEN TID VI HAR), directed by Mira Jargil

8:00PM - TBA 10 / Cinema 3 

 

Full Frame Audience Award

TRASH DANCE, directed by Andrew Garrison

4:50PM - TBA 5 / Fletcher Hall 

 

Honorable Mention - FANUZZI'S GOLD, directed by Georgia Gruzen

4:50PM - TBA 5 / Fletcher Hall 

 

Center for Documentary Studies Filmmaker Award

SPECIAL FLIGHT (VOL SPECIAL), directed by Fernand Melgar

4:30PM - TBA 3 / Cinema 1 

 

Charles E. Guggenheim Emerging Artist Award

THE WAITING ROOM, directed by Peter Nicks

5:00PM - TBA 6 / Cinema 4 

 

Full Frame Inspiration Award

MR. CAO GOES TO WASHINGTON, directed by S. Leo Chiang

7:50PM - TBA 9 / Cinema 4 

 

Full Frame President's Award

GRANDMOTHERS (ABUELAS), directed by Afarin Eghbal

8:00PM - TBA 10 / Cinema 3 

 

The Kathleen Bryan Edwards Award for Human Rights

ESCAPE FIRE: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, directed by Susan Froemke and Matthew Heineman

2:10PM - TBA 1 / Cinema 4 

 

The Nicholas School Environmental Award

CHASING ICE, directed by Jeff Orlowski

4:40PM - TBA 4 / PSI Theater (DAC) 

 

Sell Out Rescreenings

 

BEAUTY IS EMBARRASSING, directed by Neil Berkeley 

2:20PM - TBA 2 / Cinema 3

 

ETHEL, directed by Rory Kennedy

5:10PM - TBA 7 / Cinema 3

 

THE IMPOSTER, directed by Bart Layton

7:30PM - TBA 8 / Cinema 1

 

THE TSUNAMI AND THE CHERRY BLOSSOM, directed by Lucy Walker

8:00PM - TBA 10 / Cinema 3 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

April 12-15, 2012 / 15th Annual Full Frame Documentary Film Festival / Downtown Durham

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