Prisoner of Her Past Benefit a huge success

This winter Prisoner of Her Past raised nearly $80,000 in individual donations as a result of a screening and benefit generously underwritten by Sage Foundation. The event, hosted by WTTW's John Callaway, featured new footage from the documentary, a photography exhibit from the film by the Tribune's Zbigniew Bzdak, and a discussion between youth-trauma expert Dr. Joy Osofsky and producers Howard Reich and Gordon Quinn. The Prisoner of Her Past team is extremely grateful to all of the amazing donors who contributed to the success of the event. Continued

Kartemquin events at this year's Chicago Humanities Festival announced

Kartemquin Films will be involved with two events at the 2005 Chicago Humanities Festival. Sunday November 13th - Noon KARTEMQUIN FILMS: Revisiting The New Americans The New Americans tracks four years in the lives of a diverse group of contemporary immigrants and refugees as they journey to start new lives in America. A 40-minute excerpt of the award-winning film is followed by discussion with the filmmakers Gordon Quinn, Steve James, and Jerry Blumenthal. More information/tickets Sunday November 13th - 2:30pm HOWARD REICH, GORDON QUINN: Prisoner of Her Past Continued

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