Dinesh and the film hosted seven screenings in partnership with organizations including the Indo-American Heritage Museum, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Chicago, Apna Ghar, IFP Chicago, and the Eye On India Festival. Post-screening, Dinesh participated in discussions with fellow filmmakers and leaders in the fields of gender violence in the immigrant community, mental health, the South Asian American community and independent film.
It was a chock-full and dynamic theatrical run, uniting members of Chicago's film, South Asian, immigrant and mental health communities around the film and Dinesh––a longtime Kartemquin associate.
Feedback and moments from the screenings:
— Zohra (@ZohraBiz) February 23, 2017
— Unbroken Glass (@unbrokenglass) February 23, 2017
"There's a reality of 'this is only happening to me' because there's such a silence around mental illness domestic violence"-Alina Ali pic.twitter.com/8XbIHnyfAT
— Unbroken Glass (@unbrokenglass) February 22, 2017
— Kartemquin Films (@Kartemquin) February 20, 2017
Dinesh and the film gained a slew of press in anticipation of the run, including being featured on WBEZ Morning Shift, WGN's The Download with Justin Kauffman and on Good Day Chicago, and interviewed by film critic Richard Roeper!
The film and the Unbroken Glass team are not slowing down, with a full slate of screenings coming up in 2017. Most notably, Unbroken Glass is now available for screenings through Tugg, a crowd-sourcing platform through which individuals and institutions can bring the film to their cities for screenings!
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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