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, July 8, 2016 10:00 am

PBS Indies
Dan Rybicky and Aaron Wickenden's award-winning film Almost There is streaming for free for 30 days on PBS Indies. Watch the film in full at http://www.pbs.org/video/2365798234/. Almost There explores ideas of art, ethics, and aging as it follows Peter Anton, an artist living in a decrepit house and his relationship with those who take care of him. The film was nominated for the 2016 Cinema Eye Honors Spotlight Award.

Sunday, August 28, 2016 4:30 pm

Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Ave
New York, NY
As part of their 50th Anniversary Retrospective on Kartemquin Films, the Museum of the Moving Image presents a special screening of Almost There (2013, 93 min). Co-director Dan Rybicky will be in attendance at the screening. A full schedule of films can be viewed here, and tickets for this screening can be purchased here.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 7:30 pm

ArcLight Hollywood
6360 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
The International Documentary Association celebrates Kartemquin at 50 with the UCLA Film & Television Archive on opening night of the Getting Real 2016 documentary film conference (September 27-29) in Los Angeles. For more information about the IDA's Getting Real conference, go to: http://www.documentary.org/gettingreal16/schedule Kartemquin Co-Founder Gordon Quinn and Stevie director Steve James will be in attendance at the screening.

Monday, September 19, 2016 7:30 am

Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
5 Girls, Now We Live On Clifton, & Winnie Wright, Age 11 screen as part of a Kartemquin 50th Anniversary retrospective co-presented by UCLA Film & Television Archive and the International Documentary Association, September 16-26 at the Billy Wilder Theater in the Westwood area of Los Angeles. Tickets are now on sale at: https://www.cinema.ucla.edu/events/2016/kartemquin-films-at-50. Visit the link for a full description of the 15-film retrospective."


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