Director
David E. Simpson
Producer
JJ Hanley
Co-Producers
David E. Simpson
Gordon Quinn
Editor
David E. Simpson
Executive Producer
Gordon Quinn
Music
Hannah Marcus
Camera
Gordon Quinn
Tsuyoshi Kimoto
Post Production Supervisor
Jim Morrissette
Post Production Coordinator
Leslie Simmer
Sound
Jason O'Neill

David E. Simpson

David E. Simpson is a highly-awarded filmmaker who brings to his projects a collaborative spirit, proven storytelling chops and formidable attention to detail. Films he has produced, directed or edited have garnered two Emmys, two DuPont-Columbia batons, a pair of Peabody awards, an Oscar nomination, a Sundance jury prize and best in category at countless festivals. He has worked in close association with Kartemquin Films since 1997.

JJ Hanley

JJ Hanley is Founder and Executive Director of JJ’s List, a not-for-profit organization, based in the Chicago area that helps people with disabilities live lives of independence and self-direction by using the Internet to self-advocate.  With a group of volunteers with and without disabilities, she operates the website www.jjslist.com as an interactive review service where individuals with disabilities and their supporters share information about community businesses, services and professionals that make disability

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.