“One of the ironies of American political culture is that in such an overwhelmingly urban and increasingly nonwhite society, issues of poverty, segregation, and race rarely figure into presidential races in a meaningful way. Listening to campaign rhetoric, it’s hard to find evidence that America is becoming poorer, more divided, and less integrated than it was a generation ago. […]”
For over 45 years, Kartemquin Films has been making documentaries that examine and critique society through the stories of real people. This tumblr stays engaged with the social issues covered in our films.