First‐of‐its‐kind video scavenger hunt taking 200+ intrepid explorers on a challenging day‐long adventure through Durham — North Carolina’s vibrant city center.
Clues lead to locations linked to our city’s past and present.
Video clips are shot with smartphones at each landmark, to delight judges and earn points.
Grand Champions walk away with a really big prize, bragging rights, and a very Durham trophy; other teams get lots‐o‐locally sourced prizes, too.
The Hunt is a most fun fundraiser for the Southern Documentary Fund, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) arts organization that cultivates documentaries 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 with professional support, fiscal sponsorship, and creative community.