Kartemquin Films, one of the most reputable documentary production companies in the will be coming to the Doc Center this week to demonstrate the art of the peer review. Known for their usually merciless stance on their review subjects, they can also be highly instrumental in making a film the
…a student organization at Columbia College Chicago for anybody who likes making documentaries, watching documentaries, and/or talking about documentaries! You don’t have to be a film or TV major to join! -We connect students to internship opportunities, networking opportunities, fun workshops, and free screenings. –We meet every Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Read what Gordon Quinn of Kartemquin Films, Jeff Spitz, the filmmaker behind “The Return of Navajo Boy,” and Russell Porter, Associate Professor at Columbia College Chicago with forty years of documentary experience, have to say about this decision to force Joseph Berlinger, the filmmaker behind “Crude,” to turn over his unused footage.
Just over a week ago, Gordon Quinn and Jerry Temaner came to Columbia College to participate in the “Art, Access & Action” Summit at Columbia and talk with documentary students (and others) about documentary film making and how film making and society has changed since the era when great early Kartemquin films like What the Fuck are These Red Squares? and Hum 255 were made.