September 6, 2005 6:38 pm
Kartemquin Films will be involved with two events at the 2005 Chicago Humanities Festival.
Sunday November 13th - Noon
KARTEMQUIN FILMS: Revisiting The New Americans
The New Americans tracks four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America. A 40-minute excerpt of the award-winning film is followed by discussion with the filmmakers Gordon Quinn, Steve James, and Jerry Blumenthal. More information/tickets
Sunday November 13th - 2:30pm
HOWARD REICH, GORDON QUINN: Prisoner of Her Past
Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films and Howard Reich of the Chicago Tribune present excerpts of their documentary-in-progress, Prisoner of Her Past. The film will trace Reich's attempt to uncover his mother's tragic Holocaust childhood in order to understand why she is reliving it, 60 years later. Quinn and Reich discuss the film with John D. Callaway. More information/tickets