Director Steve James concluded his speech to 1,000 Kartemquin supporters on Friday, June 24th by quoting the late Roger Ebert. “Chaz’s husband once said very memorably that movies are a machine that generates empathy,” said James. “If there has ever been an organization and a film company whose mission was to generate empathy, it is Kartemquin.”
Ahead of tomorrow's sold out World Premiere of Raising Bertie at Full Frame, we gave Indiewire an exclusive clip from the film. Visit their link: Watch: This Exclusive 'Raising Bertie' Clip Will Make You Cry to see the clip, which they call "astounding and powerful."
Raising Bertie, a new film from debut director Margaret Byrne and Kartemquin Films, will world premiere at Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, North Carolina at 4:30pm on Saturday, April 9, 2016.
General admission tickets for this Center Frame screening in the Carolina Theater's 1,014-seat Fletcher Hall sold out within thirty minutes of going on sale on Friday April 1.