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.   

SDF Internship Available Fall/Winter 2015

Based in Durham, North Carolina, the Southern Documentary Fund (SDF) is a nonprofit arts organization that cultivates documentary projects made in or about the American South. Inspired by our core belief that documentaries have the power to change lives, SDF serves as a leading advocate for powerful Southern storytelling, providing filmmakers and artists with professional… Read more »

By Sidney Lumet Screens Stateside

On the heels of their successful world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival last Spring, SDF sponsored documentary By Sidney Lumet will have its North American premiere Oct 11 at the Hamptons International Film Festival. The film will also screen at the Austin Film Festival later this Fall.

Huge congrats to the entire Lumet team.

Find. Film. Win. The Hunt is back Saturday, Oct 24th

Last year SDF organized the first ever video scavenger hunt in downtown Durham. Forty teams fanned out over downtown, solving clues and making short videos. Celebrity judges judged, copious prizes were awarded, and the hilarious winning videos screened at the rocking afterparty. And now The Hunt is back for a second year in a row…. Read more »