The air dates for the films will be:
Typeface - June 22, 10pm.
Milking the Rhino - July 19, 10pm.
In the Family - August 4, 9pm.
The films deal with the issues of the preservation of art in the digital age (Typeface), community-based conservation in Africa (Milking the Rhino), and the implications of knowing your are genetically predisposed to breast and ovarian cancer (In the Family). This trio of modern Kartemquin classics will be accompanied by new introductions by their respective directors Justine Nagan (with editor Liz Kaar), David E. Simpson and Joanna Rudnick.
WTTW has already aired Kartemquin's Inquiring Nuns, Prisoner of Her Past and Now We Live on Clifton as part of the 45th anniversary series, drawing great responses from Chicago viewers and critics who were previously unfamilar with the documentaries.
With a noted tradition of nurturing emerging talent and acting as a leading voice for independent media, Kartemquin is building on more than 50 years of history as Chicago’s documentary powerhouse.
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