In the Family Team to Participate in Genetics Conference

Filmmaker Joanna Rudnick and Associate Producer Beth Iams are preparing to travel to Carbondale, Illinois to participate in "What Would You Do? Genetic Testing and Life Decisions," a program sponsored by the Illinois Humanities Council as part of their "Future Perfect: Conversations on the Meaning of the Genetics Revolution" Series. The program will be held on Thursday, June 28th at 7pm at the Kleinau Theatre at Southen Illinois University at Carbondale. The event is free and open to the public. Continued

Kartemquin Intern Debuts at Rhode Island International Fest

The Regiment, a documentary short produced and directed by former Kartemquin intern Matt Wittmer, has been chosen as an official selection of the 11th Annual Rhode Island International Film Festival. It will have it's World Premiere in downtown Providence, at The University of Rhode Island's Feinstein Campus on Sunday, August 12 at 1:00 p.m. The film is the story of a small, unlikely group on a big trip. It follows veteran Civil War reenactor Robert Goldman as he struggles to unite his loose band of urban kids from Providence, Rhode Island and introduces his proteges to a history miles from their Dominican heritage. Continued