KTQ50

KTQ50

In honor of our 50th Anniversary, get streaming access to every film in the Kartemquin collection though 2016.

See the full list of films at www.kartemquin.com/films

Find out more about all Kartemquin’s 50th Anniversary events at www.KTQ50.org.

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  • The New Americans Episode 1

    The New Americans follows four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America. We follow an Indian couple to Silicon Valley through the dot-com boom and bust. A Mexican meatpacker struggles to reunite his family in rural...

  • American Arab

    A Coming of Arab story. Iraqi-American filmmaker Usama Alshaibi (Nice Bombs) shares his own story of experiencing racism in post-9/11 America. Showcasing the diversity of Arabs living in the United States, American Arab sparks a frank conversation about identity and perception, and argues for giv...

  • Hard Earned Episode 1

    As Emilia celebrates her 50th birthday, she takes stock of her career as a waitress and struggles to hold onto her house. DJ gets frustrated with working conditions at Walgreens and starts talking to his co-workers about how to make a change. Clerical worker Jose and his girlfriend Elizabeth look...

  • Hard Earned Episode 2

    Hilton juggles two full-time jobs, and returns home at night to the one-car garage he calls home in the heart of Silicon Valley. Jose and Elizabeth try to qualify for a mortgage, Emilia reveals a troubling part of her past, and DJ and Takita try to start over in a new neighborhood.

  • Hard Earned Episode 3

    A surprise on the housing front leads Jose to think about his future with Elizabeth in a new light. Hilton and Diana prepare for the birth of twins, while Hilton works hard for a promotion at work. Emilia pounds the pavement for a better-paying job. DJ fears recrimination at work for his union ac...

  • Hard Earned Episode 4

    Percy and Beverly face their fading dreams of retirement before gathering their family together for a holiday meal. Emilia tries to keep up Christmas traditions in the midst of her deepening financial crisis. Hilton takes unpaid time off from his cafeteria job at Google to accompany Diana to doct...

  • Hard Earned Episode 5

    DJ steps up his union activity, Jose and Elizabeth put everything on the line to improve their living situation and Emilia gets an unexpected call about a job opportunity. Percy gets a $1.50/hour raise at a new custodial position and Takita prepares for a celebration at church.

  • Hard Earned Episode 6

    Diana overcomes her fears to forge a new path in the U.S. Percy worries about Beverly’s declining health. Takita struggles with abdominal pain and DJ attempts to reconcile with his father. Emilia gets ready to tell her story in front of a group of high school kids.

  • The School Project - Ep. 1: Worst in the Nation?

  • The School Project - Ep. 3: Restoring Justice

  • The School Project - Ep. 2: Closed

  • The School Project - Ep. 4: Testing Season

  • The School Project - Ep. 5: UnCharted Territory

  • The School Project - Ep. 6: TEACHING

  • The Homestretch

  • On Beauty

  • The Trials of Muhammad Ali

  • As Goes Janesville

  • The Interrupters

  • No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson

    On February 13, 1993, 17-year-old Bethel High School basketball star Allen Iverson entered a Hampton, Virginia bowling alley with several classmates. It was supposed to be an ordinary evening, but it became a night that defined Iverson's young life: a quarrel soon erupted into a brawl pitting Ive...

  • Vietnam Long Time Coming

    In 1998, World T.E.A.M. (The Exceptional Athlete Matters) Sports organized a 16-day, 1100 mile bicycle expedition through once war-torn Northern and Southern Vietnam, drawing an array of veterans from the U.S. and Vietnam, as well as celebrity riders like Greg La Monde and Senator John Kerry.

  • Prisoner of Her Past