45th Anniversary

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 8:00 pm

IFC Center
323 Sixth Ave. @ 3rd St.
New York, NY

Stranger Than Fiction at the IFC Center presents a screening of The Chicago Maternity Center Story. Co-Directors Gordon Quinn and Suzanne Davenport will attend and participate in a discussion with medical journalist Laura Newman, one of the original WATCH (Women Act to Control Health Care) activists fighting to keep the Chicago Maternity Center open for women to deliver their babies at home. Get tickets and information.

Monday, April 11, 2011 11:00 am

Union League Club
Chicago, IL

PRISONER OF HER PAST originated as a 10,000-word Chicago Tribune article in 2003 and immediately drew hundreds of emails from around the world. Tribune writer Howard Reich, whose mother's late-onset Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder was the subject of the piece, then expanded the article into a book, "The First and Final Nightmare of Sonia Reich" and PRISONER OF HER PAST -a collaboration with acclaimed documentary powerhouse Kartemquin Films.

Join Howard Reich, director Gordon Quinn, and Dr. Bradley Stolbach of La Rabida Children's Hospital for an exclusive, intimate luncheon and book signing at the majestic Union League Club of Chicago on Monday, April 11.

Tickets are disappearing fast for this one-time opportunity to lunch with the filmmakers and participate in an in-depth discussion of late-onset PTSD prior to the film's national broadcast on PBS later this month. Also in attendance, Kartemquin Films Executive Director Justine Nagan and the 45-year old organization's board of directors, including Board President Steven Whisnant.

Union League Club Author Series Luncheon with Howard Reich
Monday, April 11 at 11 AM * 65 W. Jackson Blvd, Chicago
Ticket price includes lunch. Click here for tickets or call (773) 509-5320. Tickets also at Winnetka Book Stall (847) 446-8880. Book and DVD available for purchase at luncheon. We thank Mr. Denny Cummings, the Union League Club, the Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center, and WTTW11 for creating this incredible event! Bookmarks generously donated by Triangle Printers.

Saturday, March 12, 2011 10:00 am

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington
Chicago, IL

Kartemquin will have a booth at the Chicago Creative Expo. Come say hello to us and grab information about our upcoming releases, find about different ways to work with us, and see some segments from our films.

The Creative Chicago Expo is a free, day-long event that connects Chicago's creative community—including individual artists, businesses, and organizations—with services, spaces, information, and networks. More than 130 vendors will participate in this year's Expo, including arts services, community organizations, arts educators, space and housing providers, health care and financial consultants, and more. And it's free! Get more information.

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