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A few notable Full Frame titles from its first 20 years

File photo of the 18th annual Full Frame Film Festival in Durham in 2015.
File photo of the 18th annual Full Frame Film Festival in Durham in 2015.

Here are some notable documentaries that have been screened at Full Frame during its 20-year history:

▪  1998: “The Spitball Story,” by Jean Bach

▪  1999: “Lenny Bruce: Swear to Tell the Truth,” by Robert B. Weide

▪  2000: Audiences got a sneak peek of Ken Burns’ documentary series “Jazz”

▪  2002: “Journeys with George,” Alexandra Pelosi’s documentary about George W. Bush’s 2000 presidential campaign

▪  2003: “February One,” director Tom Vickers’ film about the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins

▪  2004: Jim Haverkamp’s “Monster Road,” and Cynthia Hill’s documentary “Tobacco Money Feeds My Family”

▪  2006: “Sketches of Frank Gehry,” by Sydney Pollack, and “The Trials of Darryl Hunt,” by Annie Sundberg and Ricki Stern

▪  2007: “Terry Sanford and the New South,” by Thomas Lennon

▪  2008: “Gonzo: The Life and Work of Dr. Hunter S. Thompson,” by Alex Gibney and “Trouble the Water,” by Tia Lessin and Carl Deal

▪  2009: “Saint Misbehavin’: The Wavy Gravy Movie,” by DA Pennebaker

▪  2010: “Restrepo,” by Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington, and “Enemies of the People,” by Rob Lemkin and Thet Sambath

▪  2011: “Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey,” by Constance Marks and “The Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975,” by Goran Hugo Sosson

▪  2012: “Radio Unnameable,” by Paul Lovelace and Jessica Wolfson, and “Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare,” by Matthew Heineman and Susan Froemke

▪  2013: “Twenty Feet from Stardom,” by Morgan Neville, and “Pussy Riot — A Punk Prayer,” by Mike Lerner and Maxim Pozdorovkin

▪  2014: “The Hip-Hop Fellow,” by Kenneth Price

▪  2015: “Mavis!,” by Jessica Edwards

▪  2016: “Newtown,” by Kim A. Snyder

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