Full Frame dates announced for A Good Man and The Interrupters

The Full Frame International Documentary Film Festival has announced screening dates and time for Kartemquin's A Good Man and The Interrupters today. A Good Man will have its World Premiere at the festival on Sunday April 17th at 2pm. Co-Directors Gordon Quinn and Bob Hercules will attend, as will the documentary's mesmeric subject, choreographer Bill T. Jones, and other members of the production crew. Be sure not to miss what promises to be an momentous occasion. Gordon Quinn also attended last year, where Taylor Chain was shown as part of a retrospective thematic program. Continued

A Good Man to debut at Full Frame

Kartemquin is proud to announce that A Good Man will have its World Premiere at the prestigious Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in April.  A Good Man follows the controversial modern dance choreographer Bill T. Jones over two years as he and his company create a dance-theatre piece on Abraham Lincoln.  Jones grapples with the contradictions of Lincoln’s legacy as he struggles working with the young minds and bodies of the dancers who were not alive during the civil rights movement; a time that formed Jones into who he is. Continued

The Interrupters at SXSW

The Interrupters screened yesterday at Austin's South by Southwest Film Festival.  See what people are saying on twitter about the film: "The Interrupters is fantastic. A look at a group of people changing lives through environment. Best doc of the fest." -Josh Brunsting (isavedlatin89) via twitter. "The Interrupters is 2 hours 42 minutes long, and it feels like it barely scratches its subject matters surface. Truly riveting." -Jeremy Kirk (JeremyKKirk) via twitter. Continued

Dallas International Film Festival ahead for The Interrupters

The Dallas International Film Festival has announced their 2011 lineup, and The Interrupters will happily be taking part in the festival.  The festival begins March 31st and runs through April 10th, with tickets going on sale March 17th.  The Interrupters will screen Friday, April 8th at 4:00pm and then again the following day at 2:30pm. Dallas will mark The Interrupters' fifth festival appearance in March, having just come from The Miami International Film Festival, where the film took the award for best documentary. Continued

True/False audience inspired by The Interrupters

The Interrupters had a great weekend at True/False Film Festival in Missouri, recieving rave reviews and two standing ovations from full-house crowds in the 1200 seat Missouri Theater. The film was this years recipient of the festival's True Life Fund, a fund started in order to offer tangible and meaningful assistance to the real-life subjects of a new film. Along with the True Life Fund, the festival also featured the True Life Run, a 5k run/walk through downtown Columbia. Proceeds from the run were donated to the True Life Fund. Continued