In the Game plays domestic and international fixtures through busy spring season

Our critically acclaimed documentary In the Game by Peabody-Award winning filmmaker Maria Finitzo’s is racking up screenings this spring, with upcoming appearances at New Zealand's Doc Edge, Chicago Latino Film Festival, Minneapolis-St.Paul Film Festival, Ashland Film Festival; at Governor's State and Stanford Universities; and at the prestigious Women Deliver and ASU GSV 2016 conferences.


Friday, October 9, 2015 2:00 pm

Columbia College Chicago
1104 S. Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL
As part of the CILECT Global Post Production Symposium at Columbia College Chicago, Hard Earned story directors Brad Lichtenstein, Maria Finitzo, Ruth Leitman and series editors David E. Simpson and Liz Kaar will host a break out session discussing how they weaved together this epic, six-part documentary series. Kartemquin is the official documentary partner for this symposium. Editors, post-production professionals and educators are invited to discuss the future of screen post-production practices during this three-day event at the Film Row Center. For more information about the symposium, you can click here.

The Homestretch (trailer)

Dominican University Honors Steve James & Alex Kotlowitz for The Interrupters

Dominican University will be presenting both Steve James and Alex Kotlowitz with honorary degrees in January, in recognition for their achievement in creating The Interrupters.

Steve James will deliver the commencement address to students when the pair accept their degrees on Sunday, January 12 at the University's main campus in river Forest, Illinois. More details here.

The award is the second honorary degree Steve James has received this year, following recognition in May 2012 from Columbia College Chicago.

Dominican University has embraced The Interrupters, hosting screenings and even posting an excellent guide for "Teaching The Interrupters" on their website.


Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:00 pm

Kennedy King College
6301 South Halsted St
Chicago, IL
Kartemquin staff will present a demonstration of Interrupt Violence to Media students at Kennedy-King College, Chicago. For more information contact Carol Ash at



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