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News for May 2017
Abacus gets extended run at IFC Center; expands to Brooklyn!
May 26, 2017
The latest feat by renowned director Steve James, Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will run for an additional week at the IFC Center in New York, NY, after a hugely successful opening weekend that earned the film critical acclaim in The New York Times,
Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order's crowdfunding campaign ends today!
May 26, 2017
The Seed&Spark campaign for a new documentary series by Ruth Leitman, Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order ends today. Contribute HERE! The feature length film follows activist/comedian Lizz Winstead (co-creator of The Daily Show) and her
Abacus earns rave reviews ahead of theatrical premiere at IFC Center in NYC
May 18, 2017
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, the latest release by director Steve James, has garnered wide acclaim in anticipation of its theatrical premiere tomorrow, May 19 at the IFC Center in New York City. Director Steve James and the Sung family will be
Unbroken Glass broadcasts on America ReFramed, WTTW; available for free online streaming
May 17, 2017
Unbroken Glass, the directorial debut of Dinesh Sabu is not slowing down. The film broadcasts on Chicago PBS' WTTW Channel 11 this Thursday, May 18 at 9PM, follow Dinesh's appearance on Chicago Tonight at 7PM. On the heels of the film's US broadcast
Unbroken Glass director Dinesh Sabu wins Best Director at 2017 LAAPFF
May 11, 2017
Unbroken Glass director Dinesh Sabu won Best Director in the North American Documentary Feature Competition Awards at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. The award caps off the film's fantastic festival run, and Unbroken Glass continues to
Help the filmmakers of Eating Up Easter complete their sustainability-minded doc!
May 10, 2017
Eating Up Easter, a new Kartemquin film currently in production is raising finishing funds for the project––and needs your help! Support their Kickstarter campaign for finishing funds HERE. After four trips to the island and 5 years of working
Edith+Eddie wins Short Film Audience Award at Montclair!
May 8, 2017
Edith+Eddie, the tragic love story between America's oldest interracial newlyweds, won the Short Film Audience Award at the Montclair Film Festival, announced this Saturday. This year's festival featured over 150 feature and short films screened
Edith+Eddie nominated for Short Doc Award at 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest European Premiere
May 4, 2017
Edith+Eddie, a love story about America's oldest interracial newlyweds, was announced today as an official selection of 2017 Sheffield Doc/Fest, where it will screen on June 11 at 3:15pm in the Doc/Love Shorts program as a nominee for the Short Doc
Kartemquin partners with ReelAbilities Chicago to offer ReeLabs
May 3, 2017
Are you a Chicago-area independent filmmaker who has a disability, or who is making a film about disability or inclusion? Kartemquin has partnered with ReelAbilities Chicago, the largest film festival in the United States dedicated to sharing the