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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Not just a colorful record of the making of a mural in Chicago's Pilsen community led by Ray Patlán, this film traces the mural movement of the mid-1970's back to murals in Mexico. Different people view the mural and reflect on its meaning for themselves as Latinos.
Extras included in this package:
- Video: A preview from the Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years Vol. 4 and extras. Compare side-by-side, the original transfer and the restored files of Winnie Wright Age 11, Now We Live On Clifton, Trick Bag, and Viva La Causa.
- Original Poster: Designed by KTQ Collective member, Betsy Martens, for the former "Haymarket Film and Video" screening operation that ran out of 1901 W. Wellington Ave. The event featured back-to-back screenings of Winnie Wright Age 11, Now We Live on Clifton, and Viva La Causa.
- Retro Photo: Gordon Quinn and Collective-era friends group photo in the turret of Kartemquin.
"Side by Side" Original Tape Transfers vs. Restored Files
A preview from the Kartemquin Films Collection: The Early Years Vol. 4 (coming soon!) extras. Compare side-by-side, the original transfer and the restored files of Winnie Wright Age 11, Now We Live On Clifton, Trick Bag, and Viva La Causa.
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:...