Awards & Winners

Kartemquin Films

Kartemquin Films is a 5013 non-profit organization located in Chicago, Illinois that produces a wide range of documentary films. The organization was founded in 1966 by Gordon Quinn, Jerry Temaner and Stan Karter, three University of Chicago graduates who wanted to make documentary films guided by their principle of "Cinematic Social Inquiry." They were soon joined by Jerry Blumenthal who along with Gordon Quinn remains with the organization today. In late 2008 Gordon Quinn transitioned to Artistic Director, and Justine Nagan was named Executive Director.

Awards by Kartemquin Films

Check all the awards nominated and won by Kartemquin Films.


Nominations 2014 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture The Trials of Muhammad Ali


Peabody Award
Honored for : Independent Lens
(Terra Incognita: The Perils and Promise of Stem Cell Research)


Peabody Award
Honored for : Hoop Dreams