First Kartemquin Retrospective event Thursday October 27th

The kick-off event of the Kartemquin Retrospective at the University of Chicago is Thursday, October 27th at 7pm at the Film Studies Center at 5811 S. Ellis. The evening entitled "Violence & Power" will include screenings of Thumbs Down, Hum 255, Trick Bag and The New Americans as well as a discussion with the filmmakers following the film excerpts. Other events for the Retrospective will take place throughout November. For more information visit here. Continued

Kartemquin events at this year's Chicago Humanities Festival announced

Kartemquin Films will be involved with two events at the 2005 Chicago Humanities Festival. Sunday November 13th - Noon KARTEMQUIN FILMS: Revisiting The New Americans The New Americans tracks four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America. A 40-minute excerpt of the award-winning film is followed by discussion with the filmmakers Gordon Quinn, Steve James, and Jerry Blumenthal. More information/tickets Sunday November 13th - 2:30pm HOWARD REICH, GORDON QUINN: Prisoner of Her Past Continued