http://www.kartemquin.com For over 40 years, Kartemquin Films has been making documentaries that examine and critique society through the stories of real people. With a record number of films currently in development and production, Kartemquin is poised to continue this legacy for years to come. A proud recipient of one of eight international 2007 MacArthur Awards for Creative and Effective Institutions, Kartemquin has been described by the Chicago Reader as a documentary powerhouse.
Though Kartemquin films has made films in locations as far away as Kenya and Vietnam, it started by basing films in it's native Chicago area. This tradition still influences Kartemquin Films today. Here are some videos about Kartemquin's Chicago films.