Announcing the Diverse Voices Accelerator Fund and Emerging Storyteller Fund Grantees

Kartemquin Films today announced the 12 documentary projects that will receive Diverse Voices Accelerator Fund and Emerging Storyteller Fund grants.

Kartemquin will celebrate the grantees and provide previews of select works-in-progress that received the funding at the organization’s 2nd annual Empowering Truth Benefit Luncheon on October 29 at The Standard Club in Chicago, IL.


Nanfu Wang to provide keynote at Oct 12 Diverse Voices in Docs graduation; 2020 DVID applications now open

Kartemquin Films and the Community Film Workshop of Chicago are thrilled to announce award-winning filmmaker Nanfu Wang (One Child Nation, Hooligan Sparrow) will provide the keynote speech at the 2019 Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID) graduation on October 12 at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts in Chicago. The event will include exclusive previews of each of the eight in-progress works by the current DVID fellows. The graduation is free and open to the public.


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.