Typeface benefit a huge success

Last Friday, over 150 graphic design and film enthusiasts gathered in the gallery at The Center for Book and Paper Arts in Chicago to raise production funds for Kartemquin's work-in-progress. Guests enjoyed live blue-grass music, desserts from MJ Catering, wine from Toad Hollow Vineyards and a silent auction featuring nearly 60 works from artists across the country. A seven-minute trailer for the documentary screened, and over $8,000 was raised to support the film. Thanks to all of our supporters and sponsors, including those listed above as well as Steracle Press and Hall's Rental. Continued

Kartemquin Associate's work featured in Chicago film showcase

An early film from long-time Kartemquin associate, Peter Kuttner, will be screened as a part of the Chicago Film Archives' upcoming show entitled, "Chicago My Town: Portraits From the Margins," on September 20th and 21st. Kuttner's film, Cause Without a Rebel, was created in 1964 to inspire Northwestern students to get involved in the growing civil rights movement. The event begins at 7pm at the LaSalle Bank Cinema. Continued