Kartemquin founder Gordon Quinn to talk about fair use and ethics at the prestigious Yamagata Film Festival on October 13th. His talk “A documentary world transformed: the American Fair Use movement” is part of the festival’s program "The ethics machine: six gazes of the camera."
Gordon will also be giving a special presentation in Tokyo at Josai University on “Fair Use for the Documentary filmmaker” on October 18th.
Questions a documentary maker had to face at the start of interviews in 1968.
Taken from an interview with Kartemquin co-founders Gordon Quinn and Jerry Temaner in A Search for Values, a discussion guide for the films Parents and Thumbs Down. A PDF of the full 96 page (!) book is included on the DVD of The Kartemquin Collection: Early Years, Volume 1 1967-68, which contains both films.
Last Saturday Gordon Quinn visited the Juvenile Injustice-Criminalization of Youth in Palestine and Chicago luncheon. The event was sponsored by The Arab Jewish Partnership for Peace and Justice in the Middle East and featured speakers Sahar Francis, Bernadine Dohrn and Emmanuel Andre.
Siegel and Quinn also share their challenges while making the film.
The Trials of Muhammad Ali will premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival today.