PBS announced their major fall programming this week, selecting the world television premiere of A Good Man to represent arts in the Chicago region. Kartemquin's new film, about the Tony Award-winning choreographer Bill T. Jones's creation of a dance-theatre piece inspired by the life of Abraham Lincoln for the Ravinia Festival, will air on American Masters on a Friday night between October and December as part of PBS' inaugural Fall Arts Festival.
News of this presitigous honor was published in Variety, the LA Times, Theatermania, Monsters and Critics, and The Wrap among other outlets.
A Good Man is a co-production of A Good Man Film LLC, Kartemquin Films, Independent Television Service (ITVS), THIRTEEN’s American Masters for WNET, and Media Process Group, with the cooperation of the Ravinia Festival. The presentation is in collaboration with PBS member station WTTW, and will be part of WTTW's series celebrating Kartemquin's 45th anniversary.
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With a noted tradition of nurturing emerging talent and acting as a leading voice for independent media, Kartemquin is building on more than 50 years of history as Chicago’s documentary powerhouse.
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