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Kartemquin Films Spring Showcase (Chicago)


I’ll be showing a 10 minute clip from American Arab at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Information below. 

Sun, May 19th at 5:00pm

Enjoy exclusive previews of four upcoming projects from documentary powerhouse Kartemquin Films (HOOP DREAMS, THE INTERRUPTERS), and give your feedback directly to the filmmakers in the theater and in a post-screening reception. Serving as both a window into their process and an opportunity to impact the future of these works-in-progress, this annual event embodies the Kartemquin spirit of collaborative creation and meaningful audience engagement. Featured films: COOKED by Judith Helfand; MORMON MOVIE by Xan Aranda; THE HOMESTRETCH by Kirsten Kelly and Anne de Mare; and AMERICAN ARAB by Usama Alshaibi. Various video formats.

Directors Judith Helfand, Xan Aranda, Kirsten Kelly, Anne de Mare and Usama Alshaibi will be present for audience discussion. A reception for ticket-holders follows.
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