Zak Piper: Director of Production, Soundman, High School Mentor...

On November 21st, Kartemquin's Zak Piper participated in Free Spirit Media's "Discovering the World of Media" program by hosting two high school students, Jasmine Holman and Alexis Sherrod. During the students' day of job shadowing, they learned first-hand what Zak does everyday to make Kartemquin's documentaries come together. For more information on Free Spirit Media, please visit: Continued

In the Family in the news

In the Family filmmaker Joanna Rudnick was interviewed in the October 22 Chicago Tribune about young women confronting the BRCA mutation. "How an individual woman experiences it is influenced by her family, her history, her place in life and her values," she noted. For the full article, click here. Additionally, the October issue of Chicago Health + Wellness magazine features an extended interview with Joanna about In the Family and her experiences testing positive for the BRCA mutation. The issue will be available at Borders Bookstores and Jewel/Osco stores throughout Chicago, and online. Continued