2018 Kartemquin Empowering Truth Benefit Luncheon
2018 Kartemquin Empowering Truth Benefit Luncheon
November 1, 2018 | Union League Club of Chicago

11 . 1. 2018

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November 1, 2018 / 11:30AM-1PM

Union League Club of Chicago . Valet Parking Available . Business Attire

Join Kartemquin Films as it celebrates Steve James’ epic series America to Me with a dynamic conversation about education and student experiences, featuring director Steve James, subjects Charles Donalson III and Jess Stovall, and moderated by Ali Barthwell.

The event will also showcase the Kartemquin filmmaking community's recent achievements and upcoming projects.

Thank you to our generous sponsors for their support.


Leadership Sponsors

Susan and Bob Morrison

Jason Stephens and Ken O’Keefe

Sustaining Sponsors

Ed Bachrach

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Supporting Sponsors

Another Country

Baskin Family Foundation/Judy Wise

Cinespace Chicago Film Studios


Brad and Lisa Henderson

Mark Mitten

In Memory of John H. Macauley

Participant Media


Media Sponsors

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Sparking democracy through documentary since 1966, Kartemquin is a collaborative community that empowers documentary makers who create stories that foster a more engaged and just society.

Kartemquin's films have received three Academy Award® nominations and won many more major prizes, including five Emmys® and two Peabody Awards. Recognized as a leading advocate for independent public media, Kartemquin has helped hundreds of artists via its filmmaker development programs and championing of documentary.


Kartemquin is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization based in Chicago. www.kartemquin.com