About the decision to hire Amir George, Gordon Quinn explains, “We really wanted someone we felt was going to help transform us into what the next iteration of Kartemquin would be.”
Chicago’s new Arts 77 program will spend $60 million on cultural facilities and art.
Jiayan “Jenny” Shi’s documentary honors Yingying Zhang as a person, not a victim.
The documentary takes audiences to the front lines with millennial women leading the city’s Movement for Black Lives.
The scariest thing about our city is how our political system works.
Steve James’s docuseries authentically captures the people and places that define the city.
Ditch Netflix and stream to support local film institutions instead.
The organization nurtures rising Chicago documentarians through its grant program.
And you can still see a lot of it on 35 mm—the way it was meant to be seen.
Joshua Abrams and Lisa Alvarado of Natural Information Society help give the Chicago collective’s transcendent minimalism a family feeling.
We listened to all 18 hours of it so you don’t have to.
The Kartemquin Films release profiles nonagenarian newlyweds who were torn apart.
Hello Again, a musical reimagining of Arthur Schnitzler’s La Ronde, opens the fest’s 35th edition.
Lollapalooza, Sake 101, and more happenings from July 25-28.
A 1968 documentary from Kartemquin Films explores the nature of fulfillment.