PHOTO BOOTH: Kartemquin Gala

PHOTO BOOTH: Kartemquin Gala

Kartemquin hosted their annual fundraiser in celebration of collaborative documentaries that spark democracy, last Friday, September 5th at Moonlight Studios, 1446 West Kinzie.

Click here to check out the full set of photos from the evening!

Kartemquin Films is a collaborative center for documentary media makers who seek to foster a more engaged and empowered society. With a noted tradition of nurturing emerging talent and acting as a leading voice for independent media, Kartemquin is building on over 48 years of being Chicago's documentary powerhouse.

Kartemquin sparks democracy through documentary. Their films, such as The Interrupters, Hoop Dreams, and The New Americans have left a lasting impact on millions of viewers. A revered resource within the film community on issues of fair use, ethics, story and civic discourse, Kartemquin is internationally recognized for crafting quality documentaries backed by audience and community engagement strategies, and for its innovative media arts community programs.