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INVISIBLE ADVERSARIES TAYLOR CHAIN THE KARTEMQUIN FILMS COLLECTION: THE EARLY YEARS VOL. 3
TAYLOR CHAIN
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"A winning combination of sexual frankness and visual wit," wrote J. Hoberman in The Village Voice; "Funny, violent, sexual...It makes you reconsider what you and everyone else is...LEARN MORE. Like Local 70 and HSA Strike - 75 before it, this two-part film is another ground-level documentary on blue collar strife from Kartemquin Films. Taylor Chain I (1980) chronicles the gritty...LEARN MORE. The twentieth century saw the medical establishment intervene in childbirth, promising more safety and less pain than a traditional home birth. Though hospital births...LEARN MORE.
LABOR STORIES 5 GIRLS HOME FOR LIFE
LABOR STORIES
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5 GIRLS
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HOME FOR LIFE
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From acclaimed Chicago filmmaking collective Kartemquin Films (Hoop Dreams) comes a collection of three important Labor Stories of the 1970s. These films not only allowed the workers...LEARN MORE. For her ambitious debut, documentary filmmaker Maria Finitzo followed five adolescent girls for two years, resulting in this authentic portrait of young women at a pivotal point in their...LEARN MORE "An extraordinarily moving documentary" (Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times), Home for Life depicts the experiences of two elderly people in their first month at a home for the aged. One...LEARN MORE.
REFRIGERATOR MOTHERS MILKING THE RHINO AT THE DEATH HOUSE DOOR
MILKING THE RHINO
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From Kartemquin Films comes this "cautionary tale underscoring the harm wrought by ignorance" (Boston Herald). More specifically, it's a documentary about the mothers of children with...LEARN MORE. Many nature documentaries make the mistake of ignoring the villagers who live in Africa and navigate the dangers and costs of coexisting with wildlife. Two of the world's oldest...LEARN MORE. From Kartemquin Films and the makers of Hoop Dreams comes this "impassioned portrait of a quest for truth" (The Chicago Tribune). Carroll Pickett served as minister to death row...LEARN MORE.
GOLUB / SPERO KARTEMQUIN FILMS COLLECTION: THE EARLY YEARS VOL. 1 THE KARTEMQUIN FILMS COLLECTION: THE EARLY YEARS VOL. 2
GOLUB / SPERO
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Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes (88 mins.) is the final chapter in Kartemquin Films' chronicle of the life and times of American artist Leon Golub. It explores how the painter's images...LEARN MORE. This collection offers a rare look at two early but vital documentaries from Gerald Temaner and Gordon Quinn, the founders who put the "Tem" and "Quin" in Kartemquin Films, the...LEARN MORE. These three documentaries from Chicago's legendary Kartemquin Films capture the 1960s counterculture at the University of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute...LEARN MORE.
THE POPOVICH BROTHERS OF SOUTH CHICAGO MAXWELL STREET BLUES TOM PALAZZOLO'S CHICAGO
In a small community of steelworkers, truck drivers and teachers on the South Side of Chicago, a musical group called the Popovich Brothers maintained the traditional music and rich culture of...LEARN MORE. Chicago's legendary Maxwell Street was home to an open-air market that thrived for decades. It was there that the Chicago blues was born as African-American street musicians, who had...LEARN MORE. For four decades, filmmaker Tom Palazzolo has been the purveyor of affectionate, poignant, and dark musings on Chicago's urban landscapes, creating low-budget documentaries about...LEARN MORE.
THE PEOPLE VS. PAUL CRUMP A DOULA STORY WATER IS WET
A DOULA STORY
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WATER IS WET
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Before directing The French Connection, The Exorcist, and Killer Joe, William Friedkin made one of the most powerful documentaries you’ve never seen. On March 20, 1953, five black men...LEARN MORE. A Doula Story documents one woman’s fierce commitment to empower pregnant teenagers with the skills and knowledge they need to become confident, nurturing mothers...LEARN MORE. Water Is Wet is an astonishing film experiment which visually evokes water to connect children to their feelings, awaken their imaginations and spark their creativity. It was the first of four...LEARN MORE.
GORILLA BATHES AT NOON THE NEW AMERICANS JAMES FOTOPOULOS (3PK DVD)
THE NEW AMERICANS
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In this irreverent screwball comedy, Dušan Makavejev revisits the idiosyncratic style that brought him to the forefront of the international art-house community with...LEARN MORE. Kartemquin Films presents this International Documentary Association Award-winning nonfiction series that originally aired on PBS' Independent Lens. It chronicles four years in the lives...LEARN MORE. Three uncompromising features by James Fotopoulos, the boldly experimental filmmaker who Ed Halter of The New York Press hailed as "the most important new director...LEARN MORE