Chicago's Mayor wishes Kartemquin a Happy 45th Birthday

Here at Kartemquin we are all very excited about tonight's #KTQ45 celebration at the Metro (with literally a handful of last, last minute tickets still available on the door)! But we're not the only ones: we were delighted to receive a letter of congratulations from Chicago's Mayor Rahm Emanuel this morning!   Here's the full text of the letter:   "September 15, 2011   Dear Friends,   As Mayor and on behalf of the City of Chicago, I write to welcome attending the 45th Anniversary celebration of Kartemquin Films.   Continued

Kartemquin Films on Netflix

You wanted it, you got it. Here is a complete list of all the Kartemquin Films currently available on Netflix. With the films listed as "Save to Queue", if enough people add them to their queue, they become available for shipping. So help Kartemquin and do it now! Happy watching! Save to Queue Prisoner of Her Past Typeface   Watch Instantly and DVD Hoop Dreams Continued

Live Q&A with producers and directors of The New Americans to be held on 09/16/09

To mark the finale of the Chicago PBS re-broadcast of The New Americans, Kartemquin will be hosting a live chat with Series Producer Gita Saedi Kiely, and many more of the producers and directors who worked on the epic 7-part series on immigration to the United States. Join in with the chat at 1pm CST on 09/16/09 by visiting www.kartemquin.com/chat. Can't make the live chat? Submit questions to the filmmakers in advance via tim@kartemquin.com Get more information about the series Continued

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