Monday, March 23, 2015 3:00 pm

Chicago Cultural Center - GAR Hall and Rotunda
77 East Randolph Street
Chicago, IL

The Indie Caucus, along with WTTW, WNET, PBS, POV, Independent Lens, and ITVS, will be in Chicago for the third and final stop in the National Listening Tour for Independent Films on PBS.

Hosted by
Kartemquin Films,
371 Productions,
Chicago Film Office, and
City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events

Make your voice heard on the last stop of the PBS Listening Tour in Chicago. This is your chance to help set the priorities and share ideas around strengthening viewership, distribution, and community engagement of independent film.

It's our final chance to be heard. We need YOU to be there and to speak up. Please rsvp here: https://pbslisteningtourchicago.eventbrite.com

If you are in or around Chicago, please join this important conversation.

Sunday, October 5, 2014 6:00 pm

Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 East 60th Street
Chicago, IL
FREE. Please RSVP to Attend: https://dvid2014.eventbrite.com. Please join Kartemquin Films and Community Film Workshop Chicago for a special evening to celebrate the talented 2014 Diverse Voices in Docs fellows: Jeff Baraka, Cathena Evans, W. Joelle Gonzalez-Laguer, David D. Grace, Stephen Hatch, Thavary Krouch, Bing Liu, Esau Melendez, Bryant Monteilh, Noel Occomy, Ife Olatunji, Lourdes Ortega, John Owens, Anuradha Rana, Toni Reed, Anton Seals, Kamau Tyehimba, Samuel Vega, and Lajwanti Waghray. Our host, Chaz Ebert, will present a screening of short excerpts of works-in-progress created through the 2014 Diverse Voices in Docs program. Diverse Voices in Docs (#DVID) is a professional development and mentorship program for emerging and mid-level documentary filmmakers of color, organized by Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop of Chicago. A dessert and wine reception will follow the screening and award ceremony. This evening will also serve as the launch for new applications to the 2015 program of Diverse Voices in Docs (#DVID). If you're interested in applying, this is a great opportunity to gather information, and meet the 2013 and 2014 Fellows, as well as Kartemquin and Community Film Workshop producers and staff. Read more about DVID at www.kartemquin.com/diversevoices. Parking and Directions to the Logan Center for the Arts can be found here: arts.uchicago.edu/logan-center/visit-logan-center.

Announcing the 2020 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) Fellows

2020 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) Fellows

Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop of Chicago today announced the eight new 2020 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) fellows. 

Now in its 8th year, DVID is a professional mentorship program for Midwestern documentary filmmakers of color, created by Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop of Chicago. Fellows are chosen from a pool of applicants with a demonstrated commitment to social issue documentary.

The 2020 fellows are: Zanah Thirus, Vianca Fuster, Adewole A. Aboiye, Oli Rodriguez, Tommy Franklin, Samuel Rong, Eric D. Seals, and Suja A. Thomas.


Friday, February 3, 2017 11:30 am

Prentice Women's Hospital, 3rd Floor
250 E Superior Street
Chicago, IL
Prentice Women's Hospital will host a free screening of On Beauty Friday, February 3rd, 11:30 a.m. Following the screening there will be a discussion for medical providers with time at the end for some questions. For further information contact: Kelly Botempo, GTFI President kelly.bontempo@advocatehealth.com 703-539-9899

First Kartemquin Fall Festival exhibits and celebrates Chicago's diverse documentary community

Kartemquin's very first Fall Festival, in partnership with ArcLight Cinemas Chicago, spanned three days and exhibited 26 films, 62% of which were directed by filmmakers of color and 50% by women. We were thrilled to be joined by so many members of the diverse Chicago documentary community, and to share in the viewing of groundbreaking work and lively post-screening discussions.



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