Nine Kartemquin films newly available on OVID!

Kartemquin is excited to share that we have partnered with, an innovative subscription video-on-demand service, to make nine Kartemquin films newly available to the platform's subscribers. OVID is an initiative of Docuseek, LLC and a collaborative effort of eight independent film distribution companies in the US. 

About the films

'63 Boycott (2017)
Directed by Gordon Quinn
In 1963, 250,000 students boycotted the Chicago Public Schools to protest racial segregation. '63 Boycott connects the forgotten story of one of the largest Northern civil rights demonstrations to contemporary issues around race, education, and youth activism.

A Good Man (2011)
Directed by Bob Hercules and Gordon Quinn
A Good Man follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones as he and his company create their most ambitious work, an original dance-theater piece in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s Bicentennial.

Golub (1988)
Directed by Gordon Quinn and Jerry Blumenthal
Not simply a profile of a painter with a political conscience, but an investigation into the power of the artist to reflect our times and to change the way we think about our world.

In the Family (2008)
Directed by Joanna Rudnick
Beginning with her story of testing positive for the familial breast cancer mutation (BRCA), Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick chronicles the lives of several women currently undergoing the process of genetic testing – following them from their decision to seek testing, through the testing process, and in the aftermath when they are coming to terms with the information they receive.

In the Game (2015)
Directed by Maria Finitzo
In the Game follows the ups and downs of a girls' soccer team to reveal the very real obstacles that low-income students confront in their quest for higher education.

Milking the Rhino (2008)
Directed by David E. Simpson
Emerging from a century of "white man conservation," which turned their lands into game reserves and fueled resentment towards wildlife, Himba and Maasai communities are now vying for a piece of the wildlife-tourism pie.

The New Americans (2003)
Directed by Susana Aiken, Carlos Aparicio, Jerry Blumenthal, Gordon Quinn, Fenell Doremus, Indu Krishnan, Steve James, and Renee Tajima-Pena
Four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America.

Prisoner of Her Past (2010)
Directed by Gordon Quinn
Prisoner of Her Past tells the haunting story of a secret childhood trauma resurfacing, sixty years later, to unravel the life of Holocaust survivor Sonia Reich.

Typeface (2009)
Directed by Justine Nagan
The Hamilton Wood Type Museum in Two Rivers, WI personifies cultural preservation, rural re-birth and the lineage of American graphic design. At Hamilton, international artisans meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence of modern design and traditional technique.