ESPN Films' 30for30 series took home the award for Best Continuing Series at the 2010 International Documentary Association Awards this weekend. Kartemquin would like to congratulate all the filmmakers involved with 30for30, especially including the team behind our own contribution to the series: No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson.
The Interrupters will have its world premiere at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. The film, from acclaimed director Steve James (Hoop Dreams) and bestselling author Alex Kotlowitz (There Are No Children Here) will be part of the Documentary Premieres category, which Sundance created this year for “master filmmakers debuting their new docs about big subjects.”
The John D. and Catherine T.
On November 12th Kartemquin Films and the City of Chicago Council on Human Relations Advisory Council on Arab Affairs will host a panel discussion on issues relating to current events affecting American Arab experience and identity. The discussion will be stimulated by exclusive clips from Kartemquin's in-progress film American Arab. Get more information here.