peter gilbert

Monday, January 20, 2014 1:15 pm

Egyptian Theatre
328 Main St.
Park City, UT
The 2014 Sundance Film Festival presents a 20th anniversary film screening of Hoop Dreams, which originally screened at the 1994 Sundance film festival, collecting the Audience Award for Best Documentary. Get tickets and more information here. Hoop Dreams filmmakers Steve James, Frederick Marx, and Peter Gilbert will attend the screening, with stars Arthur Agee and his mother Sheila Agee. Kartemquin's Gordon Quinn, executive producer of the film, and Kartemquin's current staff will all also attend for this special event. The film will be screened from a new uncropped, high definition digital master that better represents the pictorial quality of the original videography. Digitally remastered at Modern VideoFilm with sound restoration by Audio Mechanics, this version allows future audiences to see the film as conceived by its filmmakers. The new master was created in a collaboration between Sundance Institute, UCLA Film & Television Archive, the Academy Film Archive and Kartemquin Films. Get more details on the restoration.

Death and Texas

J. R. Jones of the Chicago Reader wrote a compelling comparison of our 2008 film At the Death House Door, directed by Peter Gilbert and Steve James, and Into the Abyss, a new film by Werner Herzog. In "Death and Texas", Jones goes into depth about the similarities and differences in both films examine and condemn the practice of capital punishment, and even share some interview subjects.

 

Continued

Friday, May 27, 2011 10:00 pm

The classic Kartemquin documentary Hoop Dreams airs on ESPN Classic.

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