Stock up on Docs!

Take part in the annual Kartemquin holiday sale! We're offering 25% of everything in our store. Just use coupon code: KTQHOLIDAY12 when you check out. We're also giving back - from now until the end of the year, Kartemquin Films will donate half of all of its sales made on Typeface DVDs and merchandise to Hamilton Wood Type Museum eviction relief fund. Last month, the museum was told it would be forced to leave it's current home in Two Rivers by the end of the year. In order to make the move, the museum must first find and purchase a new space and then pack up it's enormous collection of priceless, historic wood type - the world's largest. The museum is attempting to raise $250,000 to purchase and move to a new location. Continued

As Goes Janesville in NYC

After creating dialogue on the economic problems facing the country's middle-class at screenings across the US, As Goes Janesville has its New York City premiere tonight, at the Stranger than Fiction series, IFC Center. Director Brad Lichtenstein will attend with composer Vernon Reid. Get tickets now! Tomorrow morning, tune into CNN's Starting Point with Soledad O'Brien around 7:50amET for an interview with Brad. For those unable to attend in New York, the film also has upcoming events in cities in Illinois, Kansas, New York, Washington and more. You can also view the PBS Independent Lens version of the film online until November 7th. Continued

Kartemquin connections at CIFF

The 48th Chicago International Film Festival begins tomorrow night, and a number of events and screenings will have a KTQ connection. We encourage you to see as many films as you can at our hometown fest, but especially these! You can catch the Chicago premiere of our latest film As Goes Janesville, panels featuring Steve James and Justine Nagan, and two Chicago-made documentaries we urge you to support. Get tickets for these and more CIFF events here. AS GOES JANESVILLE SAT 10/13 • 2:30 PM *Director, Producer and Editor/Co-writer scheduled to attend Director: Brad Lichtenstein Continued

Watch As Goes Janesville tonight on PBS

We hope you will join us in watching As Goes Janesville tonight at 10pm on PBS Independent Lens. The New York Times' rave review for the film calls it "an up-close view of one of the meanest and most dramatic chapters in recent American politics: the battle over collective-bargaining rights for Wisconsin state employees and the subsequent effort to recall the Republican governor, Scott Walker, from office." The version you'll see tonight is the streamlined cut made for TV, which the Times' Mike Hale says "has a narrative drive unusual for a 60-minute television documentary, pulling us along like a political thriller." Continued

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