October 29, 2019 | The Standard Club
 
 
 
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2019 BENEFIT LUNCHEON
OCTOBER 29, 2019
THE STANDARD CLUB

11:30am -12pm | Registration
12pm -1:15pm | Event program

Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information contact:

JOLENE PINDER, Executive Director | jolene@kartemquin.com
JOANNA LAKATOS, Director of Development | jo@kartemquin.com

 
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2019 EMPOWERING TRUTH AWARDEE: JULIA REICHERT

Join us as we honor documentary legend Julia Reichert, a three-time Academy Award nominee whose recent documentary American Factory won the Best Documentary Directing Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival and will be streaming on Netflix beginning August 21st.

In honor of her filmmaking and dedication to the documentary industry, Kartemquin will present her with the inaugural 2019 KTQ Empowering Truth Award.

 
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ATTENDEES-ONLY SNEAK PEEK: CITY SO REAL

The event will include an exclusive first-look at City So Real the new in-progress project from two-time Academy Award nominated director Steve James.

The film is a mosaic portrait of Chicago and its citizens, captured at a crucial juncture in the city's history: the 2019 mayoral election campaign.

 
 

exclusive previews:
New work by ktq program alumni

For the second year in a row, the luncheon will highlight the bold and exciting new works coming out of Kartemquin’s revered filmmaker development programs: the Kartemquin internship, Kartemquin Labs, and Diverse Voices in Docs (DVID).

Recipients of Kartemquin’s funding initiative, the KTQ Collaborative: Granting Program, will also be announced at the event.


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