The 20th installment of the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival starts today in Durham, N.C. InsidePulse will be covering the films and the filmmakers all weekend long.
The highlights of Thursday’s schedule includes Steve James’ Abacus: Small Enough to Jail about the only bank to be charged with mortgage fraud after the financial collapse in 2008. James is best known for his work on the legendary Hoop Dreams.
Also playing is The Grown Ups focuses on a pair of bakers that are prevented from marrying by the Chilean government. The Good Postman takes us to life in Bulgaria near the Turkish border. Life – Instruction Manual examines how we learn about living and dying. Samuel in the Clouds examines what happens to a family in Bolivia when their ski resort is threatened by a melting glacier.
If you’re near Durham, most of the events take place near the Carolina Theater complex. Visit www.fullframefest.org for more info.
Joe Corey is the author of “The Seven Secrets of Great Walmart People Greeters.” This is the last how to get a job book you’ll ever need. He was Associate Producer of the documentary “Moving Midway.” He’s worked as local crew on several reality shows including Candid Camera, American’s Most Wanted, Extreme Makeover Home Edition and ESPN’s Gaters. He’s been featured on The Today Show and CBS’s 48 Hours. Dom DeLuise once said, “Joe, you look like an axe murderer.” He was in charge of research and programming at the Moving Image Archive.