Grab early bird tickets to our Summer Soirée!

The Host Committee, Board of Directors, Staff and Filmmakers of Kartemquin Films invite you to join us on June 26th in Chicago for our 2015 Summer Soirée.

Our signature celebration event for the year, the Summer Soirée supports all our filmmaking, programs and advocacy on behalf of documentary, while offering a chance to toast the vitality of Chicago's independent media community.

Purchase early bird tickets through June 1 for $125. VIP tickets and sponsorships also available: please contact Nicole Gotthelf, Kartemquin Director of Development, for more information.

Please join us for skyline views, city lights and warm conversations at a spectacular private home overlooking Millennium Park. Our filmmakers will attend, and you will be treated to exclusive clips from our new films, music, fine food and drink, and a raffle. Don't miss it!

Early bird tickets (available through June 1) start at $125.
On June 2, general tickets will cost $250.
VIP tickets and sponsorships are available.

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Friday, June 26, 2015
400 East Randolph Street
Private residence in Chicago

VIP Reception
An intimate gathering with KTQ filmmakers.

Summer Soirée
Cocktails, film, music, hors d’oeuvres, raffle.

Host Committee
Adrianne & Bob Furniss • Amanda Amert & Doug Bacon • Andrew & Gigi Schwertfeger • Bill Von Hoene & Nikki Zollar • Brad & Lisa Henderson • Dedrea & Paul Gray • Ed Bachrach • Jackie Bucksbaum • Jane M Saks & Emma Ruby-Sachs • Jason Stephens & Ken O’Keefe • Judy Wise & Sheldon Baskin • Ken Pelletier & Amanda Lao • Laurel Appell Lipkin • Mark Mitten • Martin Ozinga IV & Amy Ozinga • Michael & Jacky Ferro • Melissa Sage Fadim & Jamey Fadim • Peter Gilbert • Robin Robinson • Sarah Solotaroff Mirkin • Shawn-Laree & Dan O’Neil • Sonny Garg & Julia Harris • Steve Cohen • Susan Morrison • Thea Flaum • William Schopf

Kartemquin Board of Directors
Adam Singer • Adrianne B. Furniss • Ed Bachrach • Eric Conley • Gordon Quinn • Jason Stephens • Lauren M. Foley • Maria Finitzo • Preston Pugh • Stu Fagan • Susan E. Morrison

Special thanks to our venue hosts.

If you could not join us but still wish to make a donation, please do so here!
Thank you for your support!

Please contact Nicole Gotthelf:, 773-472-4366 with any questions.

See you June 26!

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View from our Summer Soirée location (photo credit: Kristen Zelenka).