Looking for Democracy short film contest winners announced

Congratulations to grand prize-winners Brandon Hummons and Chris Frills for their short film “Hope in America,” and to finalists Dan Andries for his short film “Group” and members of Feel Tank Chicago for their short film “Twenty Reasons.” Honorable mention goes to John Birkner for his short film “Belleville Nights.” The “Looking for Democracy Short Film Contest” was co-sponsored by Kartemquin, along with The Public Square, the Independent Television Service, Independent Lens, Independent Feature Project (IFP) Chicago, Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV), and the Columbia College Television Department. Continued

Typeface sneak preview scheduled at the Walker

Following a great screening of Kartemquin's latest work-in-progress at the APHA conference in New York this past weekend, we'd like to invite you to get a sneak preview of the final film at the Walker Art Museum in Minneapolis on Thursday, November 6. Get tickets now. The screening is co-sponsored by AIGA MN and the Minnesota Center for Book Arts. Director Justine Nagan will join Bill Moran and Greg Corrigan from the film for a discussion following the film. Check out photos from the APHA presentation. Continued

Terra Incognita continues to reach new audiences

Two exciting Terra Incognita developments this week! For those of you in the Chicago area, WTTW the local PBS station, is re-broadcasting the film this Wednesday night at 10:00pm- right after the debates! Get more information. Then, later this month the film will screen twice on October 23rd, in competition, as a part of the first annual Science Film Festival in Galicia, Spain. Get the details. Additionally, Kartemquin is excited to announce that Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita has been accepted to the prestigious Council on Foundations Film Festival taking place in May 2009 in Atlanta. Exciting to have two films in the fest this year! Continued