Howard Reich will discuss his mother's story and screen clips from
Kartemquin's documentary in progress, Prisoner of Her Past at the Pritzker
Military Library on March 31st. The interview and live webcast start at
6:00pm. The event is free and open to the public, but reservations are
strongly recommended by phone, 312-587-0234, or email,
This winter Prisoner of Her Past raised nearly $80,000 in
individual donations as a result of a screening and benefit generously
underwritten by Sage Foundation. The event, hosted by WTTW's John
Callaway, featured new footage from the documentary, a photography exhibit
from the film by the Tribune's Zbigniew Bzdak, and a discussion
between youth-trauma expert Dr. Joy Osofsky and producers Howard Reich and
Kartemquin is excited to invite you to a discussion with Howard Reich and John Callaway about Kartemquin's documentary in progress, Prisoner of Her Past, Sunday, May 20th at 5:30pm in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre. The event will include footage from the film and a reception with refreshments. View the details on how to RSVP here (pdf).
The University of Chicago's Kartemquin Retrospective culminates this weekend with a screening of Golub: Late Works are the Catastrophes this evening at the Gene Siskel Film Center at 8pm, a Master Class with Gordon Quinn and Jerry Blumenthal tomorrow morning, Saturday the 12th, at 10am and a panel on Documentary at 1:30 following. Saturday's events take place on campus. You can get more information here.