Raising Bertie and On Beauty to screen at Sarasota

Last week, we announced Raising Bertie's world premiere at Full Frame Documentary Festival in Durham, North Carolina. The festival today confirmed the screening will take place at 4:30PM on Saturday, April 9th at the Carolina Theater's Fletcher Hall. Tickets go on sale April 1, 2016. For info, please visit the Full Frame website: http://www.fullframefest.org/passestickets/passes/. The subjects of the the film will all attend this "Center Frame" screening along with Director Margaret Byrne, producer Ian Kibbe, cinematographer Jon Stuyvesant, editor Leslie Simmer, Kartemquin's Tim Horsburgh and Ryan Gleeson.

Also announced yesterday was that Raising Bertie and On Beauty are official selections of the 2016 Sarasota Film Festival April 1st-10th. We are delighted to have the films screening at this prestigious festival.

You can catch On Beauty playing in Sarasota's Through Women's Eyes Program on Saturday, April 2nd at 1:30PM and Raising Bertie is screening both Thursday, April 7th, 2:30PM and Sunday, April 10th at 3:15PM.

That same week, On Beauty will be one of several Kartemquin films directed by and about women that will screen at the Ashland Independent Film Festival, which runs April 7-10. The film's director Joanna Rudnick will join Kartemquin co-founder and artistic director Gordon Quinn and In the Game director Maria Finitzo for screenings honoring Kartemquin on our 50th anniversary. Yesterday Ashland announced their full list of films and events, with Director of Programming Richard Herskowitz praising Kartemquin and fellow Ashland 2016 honoree Women Make Movies (the distributor of On Beauty) as "independent film institutions that are vital to creating an infrastructure for independent filmmakers to survive and thrive.”

The full festival program is available at http://ashlandfilm.org, but here are the specific screening times for all Kartemquin's films at Ashland Film Festival:

The Chicago Maternity Center Story:
Thursday 3:10p * Friday 6:10p * Saturday 3:10p * Monday 12:10p

In the Game:
Friday 9:40p * Saturday 12:40p * Sunday 3:40p

On Beauty:
Thursday 3:10p * Friday 6:10p * Saturday 3:10p * Monday 12:10p

Kartemquin SECRET SCREENING:
Thursday 9:00p * Friday 6:00p

Women's Voices: The Gender Gap:
Thursday 3:10p * Friday 6:10p * Saturday 3:10p * Monday 12:10p