Fresh Docs Screening in April 2016

The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of director Lisa Sorg’s, A Sense of the Fitness of Things, a film that confronts the mystery and pain of impermanence in death. The film will screen at CDS and is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series featuring documentary works-in-progress; following the screenings, a moderated conversation… Read more »

Fresh Docs Screening in March 2016

The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free screening of director Rhiannon Fionn’s Coal Ash Chronicles, a compilation of experiences and viewpoints from all sides of the coal ash issue. The film is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series, featuring documentary works-in-progress; following the screening, a moderated conversation with the filmmaker will take place, during which… Read more »

FRESH DOCS SCREENING IN February 2016

SDF and the Center for Documentary Studies are pleased to present a free screening of Peace in Our Pockets.  Kenny Dalsheimer’s latest film follows the inspirational Kenyan activists of Sisi ni Amani as they promote civic engagement, build democracy, and defuse violence in the lead up to the 2013 national elections.  With cutting-edge text-messaging, mobile phones,… Read more »

Fresh Docs Screening in January 2016

SDF and the Center for Documentary Studies are pleased to present a free screening of The Ties that Bind, director Diana Newton’s exploration into the way her family members responded when her former brother transitioned  to become her sister Christine, a change that proved surprising—in the best and worst ways.  The film is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series featuring documentary works-in-progress; following the screenings,… Read more »

Fresh Docs Screening in November

SDF and the Center for Documentary Studies are pleased to present a free screening of director Bill Hayes’s The Real Mayberry, a film about the past, present and future of Andy Griffith’s hometown of Mt. Airy, North Carolina. The film is presented as part of the Fresh Docs series featuring documentary works-in-progress; following the screenings, SDF director Rachel Raney moderates a conversation with the… Read more »

Fresh Docs Screening in October

Join us October 30th at 7pm for our Fresh Docs screening of After Coal. The film profiles inspiring individuals who are building a new future in the coalfields of eastern Kentucky and South Wales.  Click here for more information on the film.  Click here for tickets.