News for January 2017

Six spring interns join the KTQ team!

This spring, six talented and passionate new interns joined the Kartemquin team. Kartemquin's internship program is acclaimed by students, colleges and the film industry, and is renowned for its high educational value. We offer three internship terms: spring, winter and fall. Annually, eighteen burgeoning filmmakers will graduate from our internship program. Former interns often go on to comprise our staff and associates. For more information and to apply, click here. SPRING 2016 INTERNS: Dylan Brennan Columbia College Chicago Cinema Arts and Sciences major Anna Lindholm Columbia College Chicago Cinema Art and Science major Nastasya Popov Northwestern University Radio/TV/Film major Austin C. Pruett Graduate of DePaul University, B.A. in Philosophy and Digital Cinema Continued

Episode 7 of Stranded by the State/ Child Care Assistance premieres today

The 7th episode of Stranded by the State, entitled "Child Care Assistance" premieres today. A collaboration between In These Times and Kartemquin Films, the series is directed, edited and produced by Kartemquin associate Liz Kaar and explores the human impact of Illinois' budget crisis. In episode 7 we travel to child care assistance center Kindercottage in East St. Louis, IL. Across Illinois, the Child Care Assistance Program helps children remain in child care centers while their parents go to work, often at low-wage jobs. Spending a day at an organization such as Kindercottage means children are safe and fed during the day. Continued

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