Jerry Blumenthal, one of the founding partners of Kartemquin Films, has been a director, producer, editor and sound recordist with Kartemquin since 1967. He's most recent work was as Editor on Kartemquin's documentary, Prisoner Of Her Past. Blumenthal's previous film, Golub: Late Works are the Catastrophes (2004), co-produced with Gordon Quinn, revisits the great American artist thirteen years after the award-winning Golub (1988) and was a selection at the 2004 IDFA. Vietnam, Long Time Coming (which he made with Quinn and Peter Gilbert) aired on NBC and earned a national Emmy and the Directors Guild of America Award for Best Documentary of 1999. Among his many other films, Blumenthal lists The Last Pullman Car, the two Taylor Chain films, The Chicago Maternity Center Story, and the Palestinian story in Kartemquin's seven-hour PBS series, The New Americans (2004).