Sparking democracy through documentary since 1966, Kartemquin is a collaborative community that empowers documentary makers who create stories that foster a more engaged and just society.
Our films have received four Academy Award® nominations and won several major prizes, including five Emmys® and two Peabody Awards. Recognized as a leading advocate for independent public media, Kartemquin has helped hundreds of artists via its filmmaker development programs.
Recent productions include 2019 Oscar® nominee Minding the Gap, and 2018 Oscar® nominees Abacus: Small Enough to Jail and Edith + Eddie, and 2018's best reviewed TV series, America to Me. Other recent productions include the Emmy-winning Life Itself, The Homestretch, The Interrupters, and The Trials of Muhammad Ali, the Dupont award-winning series Hard Earned; and Raising Bertie, All the Queen’s Horses, Keep Talking, and ‘63 Boycott.
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Gang members, Vietnam vets, and young factory workers from Chicago's neighborhoods tell of their personal experience with racism - who gets hurt, and who profits.
Extras included in this package:
- Audio Interview: Kartemquin Collective member, Peter Kuttner, and Director of Communications and Distribution, Tim Horsburgh, sit down in the storefront at 1901 W Wellington to talk KTQ history and filmmaking.
- Festival Certificates: Trick Bag traveled to Germany's Leipzig International Documentary Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival "Merit Award", and Los Angeles' Filmmex Festival.
Trailer for The Kartemquin Films Collection, Volume 4 : The Collective Years. DVD now available! Featuring the 1974 Kartemquin classics NOW WE LIVE ON CLIFTON; WINNIE WRIGHT AGE, 11; VIVA LA CAUSA; and TRICK BAG. Use code KTQvol4 for 25% off your pre-order before March 15th on our website: https:...