KTQ50

For the 50th anniversary of Kartemquin Films, we celebrate our legacy in Chicago and beyond, and look forward to another 50 years of innovative and impactful work. Several organizations in Chicago and around the country will host a series of screenings and events to celebrate Kartemquin’s work, and the power of documentary to inspire action. A complete listing of the year’s events will be regularly updated at www.kartemquin.com/ktq50. Join the conversation on Twitter by using #KTQ50.

Friday, November 18, 2016 8:00 pm

Gene Siskel Film Center
164 N State St
Chicago, IL
Raising Bertie will be playing at the Gene Siskel Film Center beginning Friday, November 18th until Wednesday, November 23rd. Raising Bertie is an intimate six year portrait of three African American boys growing into adulthood in rural North Carolina, exploring complex relationships between generational poverty, educational inequity, and race. For more information and tickets, click here.

Friday, November 4, 2016 6:00 pm

ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL
This November 2-4, in partnership with ArcLight Cinemas in Lincoln Park, Kartemquin will present a Fall Festival of the groundbreaking work coming through its acclaimed filmmaker development programs: KTQ Labs, Diverse Voices in Docs, and the Kartemquin Internship; along with previews of its latest works-in-progress, and premieres of new completed films. The first Shorts Showcase will begin at 6pm on November 2nd. It will be a showcase of projects from Kartemquin's acclaimed Kartemquin Internship and Diverse Voices in Docs programs. In this shorts program, director Rachel Dickson examines the Chicago school closings of 2014; filmmaker Mina Fitzpatrick explores the emotional complexities of Korean culture around adoption; the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer, Gwendolyn Brooks, is profiled in Shahari Moore's film Brooks People; and we meet a Vietnam veteran with an unlimited faith in Disney in Keep Moving Forward, directed by Brent Bandemer and produced by Emily Strong. FILMS 1.) Closed for Good, Rachel Dickson 2.) Two Together, Mina Fitzpatrick 3.) Brooks People, Shahari Moore 4.) Keep Moving Forward, Brent Bandemer and Emily Strong SPECIAL GUESTS: Filmmakers will be present For more info about the event and the festival in general, click here.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 6:00 pm

ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL
This November 2-4, in partnership with ArcLight Cinemas in Lincoln Park, Kartemquin will present a Fall Festival of the groundbreaking work coming through its acclaimed filmmaker development programs: KTQ Labs, Diverse Voices in Docs, and the Kartemquin Internship; along with previews of its latest works-in-progress, and premieres of new completed films.   The second Shorts Showcase will begin at 6pm on November 3rd. The 2016 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) Graduation honors and showcases the participants of the 2016 DVID program. The evening will include 3-5 minute clips from each project, a special keynote speaker (Lyric Cabral, co-director of (T)error, winner of the Special Jury Award for Breakout First Feature at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival), and a reception to follow. It also marks the opening of applications for DVID 2017. Visit the website to apply. FILMS 1.) From Chicago to South Africa, Ava Thompson Greenwell 2.) Alexis, Lesley Etherly 3.) Genius of a Different Hue: The Story of Black Advertising, Keith Purvis 4.) Lunch With Friends at 58 Ave Foch, Vincent Singleton 5.) Sounds of the Chi, Edwin Walker 6.) Standing on the Bones of Our Ancestors, Kohl Miner 7.) Resistimos (We Resist), Diana Quinones Rivera 8.) Unjustified Chicago, Theresa Lenore Dumayas Campagna 9.) Unapologetic, Ashley Mills 10.) Panata, Alexander Skalomenos 11.) Dance Group in Pilsen, Katherine Nagasawa 12.) Tracing our Path Through Bronzeville, Reginald Rice SPECIAL GUESTS: DVID Graduates   For more info about the festival, click here.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016 6:00 pm

ArcLight Cinemas
1500 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL
This November 2-4, in partnership with ArcLight Cinemas in Lincoln Park, Kartemquin will present a Fall Festival of the groundbreaking work coming through its acclaimed filmmaker development programs: KTQ Labs, Diverse Voices in Docs, and the Kartemquin Internship; along with previews of its latest works-in-progress, and premieres of new completed films. The first Shorts Showcase will begin at 6pm on November 2nd. It will be a showcase of projects from Kartemquin's acclaimed Kartemquin Internship and Diverse Voices in Docs programs. In this shorts program you will meet a beloved and eccentric Chicago-area magician in The Amazing Mr. Ash, directed by Brian Gersten; director Max Asaf embarks on a journey into his family’s past to confront their unspeakable experience in the Holocaust in Within the Box; Beyond Blind, created by Matt Lauterbach, will help you understand vision loss; Shuling Yong's Intuition looks into the bottom rung of the academic ladder in Singapore; and Embodies by Hillary Bachelder explores perceptions of the female form through portraits of a nude model, a medical embalmer, and a roller derby mother of three. FILMS 1.) The Amazing Mr. Ash, Brian Gersten (11 min, 59 sec) 2.) Within the Box, Max Asaf (21 min 47 sec) 3.) Beyond Blind, Matt Lauterbach (6 min) 4.) Intuition, Shuling Yong (10 min) 5.) Embodies, Hillary Bachelder (38 min. 35 sec) SPECIAL GUESTS: Filmmakers will be present For more info about the event and the festival in general, click here.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - KTQ50