Hot Springs to honor Gordon Quinn, showing multiple Kartemquin films

The 2014 Hot Springs Documentary Film Festival will honor Kartemquin Co-founder and Artistic Director Gordon Quinn with a career achievement award.

Gordon will also present a masterclass on documentary filmmaking ethics at the Arkansas-based festival, which runs October 10-19 and is the oldest all-documentary film festival in North America. Multiple Kartemquin films will also screen at the festival.

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100 Migrations extends A Good Man's exploration of Art & Lincoln

In 2008, Kartemquin filmmakers spent several days documenting the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company's residency at the University of Virginia. The dance company invited students, faculty, and community members to help develop and perform a piece titled 100 Migrations, part of Jones' exploration and creation of the Lincoln-inspired dance-theater piece Fondly Do We Hope...Fervently Do We Pray, chronicled in our film A Good Man (aired on PBS American Masters in 2011). 100 Migrations represented the first of several Bill T. Jones residencies at the university, a model for the type of persisting relationship UVA strives to continue in fostering the arts in a research university.
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Stock up on Docs!

Take part in the annual Kartemquin holiday sale! We're offering 25% of everything in our store. Just use coupon code: KTQHOLIDAY12 when you check out.

We're also giving back - from now until the end of the year, Kartemquin Films will donate half of all of its sales made on Typeface DVDs and merchandise to Hamilton Wood Type Museum eviction relief fund. Last month, the museum was told it would be forced to leave it's current home in Two Rivers by the end of the year. In order to make the move, the museum must first find and purchase a new space and then pack up it's enormous collection of priceless, historic wood type - the world's largest. The museum is attempting to raise $250,000 to purchase and move to a new location.

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