Kartemquin in DC on Wednesday

At the Death House Door will have its Washington DC premiere this Wednesday night at 7pm. We hope you can join us. There will be a post-screening discussion with Rev. Carroll Pickett, filmmakers Steve James and Peter Gilbert, and Diann Rust-Tierney, Exec. Dir. National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty. The panel will be moderated by Kojo Nnamdi, NPR host. The screening is presented by AFI SILVERDOCS and the Center for Social Media at American University. AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland Tickets available here. Continued

Kartemquin at Full Frame this weekend!

There's a flurry of Kartemquin activity at this year's Full Frame Film Festival in North Carolina starting tomorrow morning! Kartemquin's award-winning 2004 series The New Americans is screening in segments beginning tomorrow morning at 10:45. Then, fresh from SXSW and the Dallas Film Fest, At the Death House Door is screening at 7:15pm Friday night. Lastly, Erik Weihenmayer, one of the subject's of Kartemquin's Vietnam Long Time Coming, is the focus of Blindsight, Continued