The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival scheduled for April 14-17, in Durham, N.C., has announced its lineup of films around the 2011 Career Award honoring filmmakers Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg. Five titles have been selected for the tribute, including early and more recent work from the duo’s Break Thru Films banner . The lineup also includes the U.S. Premiere of “Burma Soldier,” which will be featured as a Center Frame program on Saturday, April 16.
Career Award Films
CENTER FRAME: Burma Soldier (Directors: Nic Dunlop, Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg)
This dynamic portrait lays bare the unforgettable story of Myo Myint, a former junta member and Burmese soldier turned pro-democracy activist. Conversation following screening with filmmakers and guest Myo Myint. US Premiere
The Devil Came on Horseback (Directors: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg)
The genocide of Darfur so horrifies former Marine captain Brian Steidle that he vows to make the world take note and intervene. Conversation following screening with filmmakers and guest Brian Steidle.
In My Corner (Director: Ricki Stern)
Trainers at the Bronxchester Boxing Club offer neighborhood kids respite from the mean streets with their rigorous but loving instruction. Conversation following screening with filmmakers and guest Angel Alejandro.
Joan Rivers – A Piece of Work (Directors: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg)
The comedian, now 75, takes us on a breathtaking ride through the glories and vicissitudes of her relentless pursuit of the limelight.
The Trials of Darryl Hunt (Directors: Ricki Stern, Annie Sundberg)
One man’s wrongful conviction and 20-year prison sentence remind us of the fear and racism that still contaminate our criminal justice system. Conversation following screening with filmmakers and guests Darryl Hunt, Mark Rabil and Phoebe Zerwick, among others.