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It's finally here! The compilation video of our KTQ Labs Spring Showcase is now on the web, edited by KTQ sumer '12 intern Hillary Bachelder. Whether you made it or missed it, check out a few teaser clips from the four in-progress films featured at #KTQLabs and hear some of the feedback from our sold-out audience at the Gene Siskel Film Center.
Tuesday night's inaugural KTQ Labs Spring Showcase was a great success - or at least, that is the feedback we received from the sell out crowd! The new event, which previewed four new in-progress Kartemquin documentaries and then invited audience responses, featured great conversation, insights into the filmmaking process and tasty empanadas. We can't wait to do another one soon!
THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT.
Join local documentary powerhouse Kartemquin Films for their first annual Spring Showcase at the Gene Siskel Film Center in Chicago!
Food and drink reception for ticket holders starts 7pm, films start 8pm.
Enjoy rare first glimpses of new films currently in production from emerging talent as well as veterans like Peabody-award winner Maria Finitzo. See exclusive premiere clips from four works-in-progress: ENCOUNTERS WITH THE OTHERS by Maria Finitzo; ALMOST THERE by Dan Rybicky and Aaron Wickenden; UNBROKEN GLASS by Dinesh Sabu; and THE TRIALS OF MUHAMMAD ALI by Bill Siegel, and get a window into the creative process before having an opportunity to provide your feedback and shape the future of these important works through dialogue with the filmmakers.
Four filmmakers and their work will be highlighted over the course of the evening:
We are honored that this event will be featured at ExploreChicago.com as a "175 Days to Love Chicago" event in celebration of the City's 175th birthday!