Events

Oct 27 2016 - 9:00am to Apr 15 2017 - 5:00pm
Duke's summer course, Capturing the City: Documentary Photography in Berlin, pushed students to immerse themselves fully in one of Europe's most dynamic capital cities. They interpreted scenes of cultural life, public spaces, landscapes, and people. Project fieldwork sites included Tempelhof... Read More »
Jan 10 2017 - 11:00am to Feb 18 2017 - 6:00am
Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent January 10-February 18, 2017 A Broadcast Audio Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery featuring work by local, national, and international artists. Reception: Friday, January 13, 2017, 5-8pm Refreshments will be served. ___ What do you hear? "Soundings: Protest|... Read More »
Jan 25 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Directed by Roger Ross Williams 2015 / US / 91 minutes Screening is at the Carolina Theatre in downtown Durham. At the age of three, Owen Suskind stopped talking; he was later diagnosed with autism. Owen's parents tried to converse with him for years without success, until the day his father... Read More »
Jan 27 2017 - 7:00pm
The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund present another free screening in their Fresh Docs work-in-progress series; after the screenings, the filmmaker(s) interacts with the audience for feedback. FARMSTEADERS follows Appalachian prodigal son Nick Nolan, who is working... Read More »
Jan 30 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
Come and ask questions about Continuing Education courses at the Center for Documentary Studies, meet program director April Walton, instructors, and learn about the Certificate in Documentary Arts. Prospective and current students welcome! Photography, video, audio, multimedia, writing. The... Read More »
Feb 1 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Directed by Raoul Peck 2016 / US, France, Belgium, Switzerland / 93 minutes In 1979, James Baldwin wrote a letter to his literary agent describing his next project, Remember This House. The book was to be a revolutionary, personal account of the lives and successive assassinations of three of his... Read More »
Feb 8 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm
Directed by Josh Kriegman and Elyse Steinberg 2015 / US / 100 minutes Elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1998, Anthony Weiner was someone who was compelled to say it how he saw it, and say it loud. And as the world now knows, Anthony Weiner was also someone who was compelled to send... Read More »
Mar 1 2017 (All day) to Apr 1 2017 (All day)
Duke University's Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFAEDA) celebrates the successes of its Class of 2017 in its annual Thesis Exhibition, March 31-April 1. Featuring presentations of film and video, installation, performance, photography, interactive arts, sound... Read More »
Mar 2 2017 - 9:00am to Jun 3 2017 - 5:00am
"In Conditions of Fresh Water" is an exhibition that explores environmental racism, based on a collaborative documentary research project by artist Torkwase Dyson, attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy, and residents of two North Carolina and Alabama counties. Black towns and... Read More »
Mar 2 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Artist Torkwase Dyson and attorney/environmental scientist Danielle Purifoy on their exhibit exploring environmental racism based on their collaborative documentary research project with citizens in two North Carolina and Alabama counties. Reception 6pm; talk 7pm. Black towns and communities in... Read More »