documentary impact

Friday, October 23, 2015 2:30 pm

Tribune Tower
435 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL
As part of Chicago International Film Festival's Industry Days conference, Kartemquin's Beckie Stocchetti will speak on a panel entitled, Making an Impact: How to Build Coalitions, Engage Communities, and Change the World Through Film. Through networking, workshops and panel discussions, Industry Days brings filmmakers and industry professionals together to consider and discuss the future of filmmaking. For more information on this four-day CIFF conference, you can click here. And don't miss KTQ's Tim Horsburgh's panel earlier in the day!

Chicago Gives $1 Million To CeaseFire To Curb Violence

For the first time since the program's inception, CeaseFire will receive funding from the City of Chicago.  After weeks of negotiations with the city’s top brass and police officials, CeaseFire and the City of Chicago announced that $1 million will go to expanding the program in Chicago’s Grand-Crossing and Ogden districts.  Until now, CeaseFire has depended upon state, federal and private aid in order to operate, but Tuesday’s historic announcement signals the start of a partnership between Chicago Police and CeaseFire.


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