In the Family in the news

In the Family filmmaker Joanna Rudnick was interviewed in the October 22 Chicago Tribune about young women confronting the BRCA mutation. "How an individual woman experiences it is influenced by her family, her history, her place in life and her values," she noted. For the full article, click here. Additionally, the October issue of Chicago Health + Wellness magazine features an extended interview with Joanna about In the Family and her experiences testing positive for the BRCA mutation. The issue will be available at Borders Bookstores and Jewel/Osco stores throughout Chicago, and online. Continued

Kartemquin joins The Archimedia Workshop to begin production on Make No Little Plans: Daniel Burnham and the American City

The Archimedia Workshop and Kartemquin Educational Films announced their partnership to produce the first documentary film for national television broadcast about the life and legacy of noted architect and urban planner Daniel Hudson Burnham (1846-1912). "This project brings together the strengths of each production team," said Judith Paine McBrien, the film’s producer, "and we are looking forward to collaborating on such a timely project." Read full press release (Word document, 24K). Continued

Kartemquin Preserved!

Kartemquin Films is excited to be the recipient of a 2006 Partnership grant from the National Film Preservation Foundation to preserve its founding film, Home for Life. This grant, totaling over $11,500 in in-kind services and cash funds, will allow Kartemquin to restore and re-release this important film. Thanks to the Spertus Institute, the Chicago Film Archives, Chace Productions, Film Technology and I-Cubed for their assistance and support with this effort. This is Kartemquin’s first preservation award. For more information, or to see who else was awarded, please visit Continued