Events

Jan 19 2019 - 10:00am to Sep 1 2019 - 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum was a self-taught photographer born in Durham in 1877, when it was a newly incorporated, tobacco fueled boomtown. He was an itinerant portraitist with a temporary studio, working mostly in North Carolina and Virginia, during the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Mangum had an... Read More »
Jun 29 2019 - 10:00am to Aug 1 2019 - 8:00pm
Meet the rising generation of Piedmont-area artists and entrepreneurs in this collection of documentary portraits resulting from a collaboration between the North Carolina Arts Council, Duke Arts, and the Rubenstein Arts Center.
Jul 26 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Audio Under the Stars, a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies and created by two graduates of our Certificate in Documentary Arts program, debuted in 2014 to widespread delight, with curated playlists of compelling audio pieces. This month's... Read More »
Aug 1 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES Jay Myself (78 min) Directed by Stephen Wilkes August 1, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. The life and art of photographer Jay Maisel radiates from this intimate character piece that follows Maisel as he moves out of his longtime Manhattan studio and home, the... Read More »
Aug 6 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES Midnight Family (81 min) Directed by Luke Lorentzen August 6, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. Midnight Family follows one family's high-speed nights as they earn a living driving their privately owned ambulance in Mexico City, combating rival for-profit EMTs in... Read More »
Aug 15 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:45pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES The Raft (97 min) Directed by Marcus Lindeen August 15, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. An infamous 1973 social experiment exploring violence and sex put 11 volunteers to sea on a small boat-for three months. The Raft incorporates pristine archival footage and... Read More »
Aug 21 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES Always in Season (89 min) Directed by Jacqueline Olive August 21, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. In 2014, teenager Lennon Lacy was found hanging from a swing set in Bladenboro, N.C. The circumstances of his death echo the long horror of lynching in the American... Read More »
Aug 23 2019 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Audio Under the Stars, a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies and created by two graduates of our Certificate in Documentary Arts program, debuted in 2014 to widespread delight, with curated playlists of compelling audio pieces. This month's... Read More »
Aug 29 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
ROAD SHOW SERIES The Proposal (83 min) Directed by Jill Magid August 29, 2019 Doors open at 6:30 pm. Film starts at 7:00 pm. In an attempt to resurrect the life and art of celebrated architect Luis Barragán, boundary redefining artist Jill Magid creates a daring proposition that becomes a... Read More »
Sep 1 2019 - 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Hugh Mangum was a self-taught photographer born in Durham in 1877, when it was a newly incorporated, tobacco fueled boomtown. He was an itinerant portraitist with a temporary studio, working mostly in North Carolina and Virginia, during the segregationist laws of the Jim Crow era. Mangum had an... Read More »