Monday, April 14, 2014 9:00 pm

PBS Independent Lens hosts the US television premiere of The Trials of Muhammad Ali. On 4/14 at 10p ET, Independent Lens is hosting its first-ever live online screening of a film simultaneously with its PBS broadcast. Chat live with the Director of The Trials of Muhammad Ali, Bill Siegel (Kartemquin films, The Weather Underground), and connect beyond the film. Join the conversation right here! The film airs on PBS at 10pmET / 9CT/ 10PT on most PBS stations. Check local listings to confirm the broadcast time in your area.

Gordon Quinn to speak at Doc U: The Future of Docs on PBS

On May 10th, founding member and Artistic Director of Kartemquin Films Gordon Quinn will be speaking at the panel "Doc U: The Future of Docs on PBS" in Los Angeles. The panel, sponsored by the International Documentary Association, will address the future of public broadcasting and independent documentary programming in light of recent heavy cuts to PBS' nonfiction programming by the National Endowment for the Arts and uncertainties regarding the scheduling of two PBS programs, Independent Lens and POV. Quinn will be joined by Simon Kilmurry (executive director of American Documentary | POV), Brenda Brkusic (executive producer of PBS SoCal), and Lyn Goldfarb (Academy Award-nominated documentarian). Register to attend.


Reactions to American premiere of The Interrupters on PBS's FRONTLINE (2/14)

This past Valentine’s Day, on February 14th, Kartemquin’s award-winning The Interrupters premiered for American television audiences on PBS's FRONTLINE, the same day that DVD and Blu-Ray pre-orders of The Interrupters shipped out to viewers. Leading up to the 8 PM CST / 9 PM EST broadcast, ardent fans and several news organizations – including TIME and Time Out Chicago – tweeted reminders to tune in.


Tuesday, February 14, 2012 8:00 pm

The US television premiere! The Interrupters airs nationwide on Frontline on PBS at 9pmET / 8CT. Check local listings.


Visit the Frontline website for more information.

Sunday, December 4, 2011 9:00 pm

BBC Storyville / BBC Four

The Interrupters airs on UK television as a presentation of BBC Storyville for BBC Four.


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