The New Americans broadcast dates announced

We excited to announce that Kartemquin's epic mini-series on immigration will be rebroadcast this summer on PBS's Global Voices. The series will air in hour-long segments over 7 consecutive Sundays, starting on June 14th. If you live in the Chicago area, don't forget to about a addition screening of The New Americans at Facets Cinematheque this upcoming weekend, April 4th and 5th, including a filmmaker panel discussion. See our events list for more details. Continued

Kartemquin and the law

Kartemquin's Justine Nagan spoke to a group of attorneys today at the Chicago Bar Association about her experience working with Holland + Knight and how legal issues enter the documentary film-making process.  The group, the CBA's Young Lawyers' Section's Creative Arts Committee, had great questions about working with non-profit arts groups, fair use and music clearance.  Holland + Knight's Bob LaBate and Jenn Bjornberg represented the firm. Continued

Kartemquin participates in IFP Producer's Series

Kartemquin will have a heavy presence at this year's IFP Chicago Producer's Series coming up in April.  Leslie Simmer, Jerry Blumenthal and Gordon Quinn will participate in a panel about series producing, using The New Americans as a focal point.  Xan Aranda will speak with ITVS' Kathryn Washington about their collaboration on Milking the Rhino.  Lastly, Gordon Quinn will talk about his passion for fair use in a discussion about producer's rights.  Check it out. Continued