Gerald Temaner
Gordon Quinn
Gerald Temaner
Gordon Quinn
Gordon Quinn
Assistant Director
Lois Lione
Gerald Temaner
Richard Sato
Neill Hicks
Richard Vorisak
Gordon Quinn
Assistant Editor
William Clarkson
Research Coordinator
Barbara Propst
Silent Footage
Stan Karter
Rick Robertson
Joel Katz
Production Stills
Stan Karter
Additional Help
Linda Bensinger
Jerry Blumenthal
Berenice Gregorio
Thelma Guilboard
Howard Smith
Charles Taylor
Mark Zweigler

Gordon Quinn

Founder and Artistic Director

Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films, Gordon Quinn has been making documentaries for over 50 years. Roger Ebert, of the Chicago Sun Times, called his first film Home for Life (1966) "an extraordinarily moving documentary." With Home for Life Gordon established the direction he would take for the next four decades, making cinéma vérité films that investigate and critique society by documenting the unfolding lives of real people. 

Jerry Blumenthal

Founding Partner

Jerry Blumenthal, one of the founding partners of Kartemquin Films, was a director, producer, editor and sound recordist with Kartemquin from 1967 until his passing on November 13, 2014. His most recent completed work was as Editor on Kartemquin's 2010 documentary, Prisoner Of Her Past.