Kartemquin Executive Director Search

Kartemquin Films seeks an Executive Director to lead the dynamic organization at a pivotal moment in its venerable history. Building on the strong foundation established by its founders and constituents throughout the last 53 years, the Executive Director will be responsible for oversight of the organization’s day-to-day operations and programming activities, in collaboration with its committed staff, Board, filmmakers, and stakeholders. The next Executive Director will have the opportunity to leverage the success of its recent films, television series, programs, and historical legacy to set an ambitious strategic direction for the organization, raise its profile nationally, and further position Kartemquin as a nexus for the highest quality social impact filmmaking and advocacy. The full job description is posted at https://kartemquin.com/involve/jobs and is also available for download. Continued

Minding the Gap wins Best Feature at 2018 IDA Awards

In a momentous weekend for the film, Minding the Gap won the Best Feature Award at the 2018 International Documentary Association Awards, in addition to the pre-announced Best Editing Award and Emerging Filmmaker Award (given to Minding the Gap director Bing Liu). Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk, Moonlight) and Kartemquin Artistic Director Gordon Quinn presented Liu with the award at the IDA Awards ceremony in Los Angeles this past Saturday. Continued