Kartemquin and Freep Film Festival Partner on Midwest Documentary Filmmaker Sustainability Conversation


We're excited to share that Kartemquin Films is partnering with Freep Film Festival, held April 10-14 in Detroit, to host a conversation on filmmaker sustainability and a special rough cut lab. Both events bring to Detroit for the first time initiatives and expertise Kartemquin has pioneered as part of its acclaimed filmmaker development programs and advocacy on behalf of the documentary field.

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Minding the Gap nominated for an Academy Award®

Kartemquin is absolutely thrilled to share that Minding the Gap has been nominated for the 91st Academy Awards® in the Feature Documentary category.

Minding the Gap is presented by Hulu; edited by Joshua Altman and Bing Liu; original music by Nathan Halpern and Chris Ruggiero; cinematography by Bing Liu; executive producers Sally Jo Fifer, Justine Nagan, Gordon Quinn, Steve James, Betsy Steinberg; produced by Diane Quon and Bing Liu, and directed by Bing Liu.

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Minding the Gap wins Best Feature at 2018 IDA Awards

In a momentous weekend for the film, Minding the Gap won the Best Feature Award at the 2018 International Documentary Association Awards, in addition to the pre-announced Best Editing Award and Emerging Filmmaker Award (given to Minding the Gap director Bing Liu). Barry Jenkins (If Beale Street Could Talk, Moonlight) and Kartemquin Artistic Director Gordon Quinn presented Liu with the award at the IDA Awards ceremony in Los Angeles this past Saturday.
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