The Chicago Maternity Center Story screens at Doc Films this Sunday

Doc Films' 10-week Kartemquin retrospective continues this Sunday, November 20 at 7pm with The Chicago Maternity Center Story & Women's Voices: The Gender Gap. In celebration of Kartemquin's 45th anniversary, The University of Chicago's Doc Films is bringing the art of documentary storytelling back to the place where our history all began…

Attending this event and leading the discussion after the screening will be:

Suzanne Davenport and Jerry Blumenthal, filmmakers;
Kay Harvey, doula and ICTC member;
Jeanine Valrie, doula, lactation specialist, and ICTC member.

ICTC is the International Center for Traditional Childbearing. For more information, please visit:


Check out the trailer for The Chicago Maternity Center Story on our youtube channel.


Still to come at Doc Films Kartemquin Sundays:

11/27, 7pm: Taylor Chain I & II and Now We Live on Clifton. (Filmmakers attending).

12/4, 7pm: Winnie Wright, Age 11 and The Last Pullman Car.


All screenings take place at Doc Films, University of Chicago, Ida Noyes Hall, 1212 East 59th Street, Chicago, IL. Screenings are $5 general admission or free with Doc Films season pass.