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Gordon Quinn

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Name  Gordon Quinn
Organizations founded  Kartemquin Films
Role  Director
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Awards  Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries
Nominations  News & Documentary Emmy Award for Best Documentary
Movies  Home for Life, The New Americans, Golub, Prisoner of Her Past, Stevie
Similar People  Justine Nagan, Steve James, Jerry Blumenthal, Peter Gilbert, Bill Siegel

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Gordon Quinn is Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films and a 2007 recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions. Gordon Quinn has been making documentaries for over 45 years and has produced or directed over 30 films. His recent directing credits include Prisoner of Her Past and A Good Man. His producing credits include the films Hoop Dreams; In the Family;Vietnam, Long Time Coming; Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes; 5 Girls; Refrigerator Mothers; and Stevie. Most recently, Gordon executive produced Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita and The New Americans, for which he directed the Palestinian segment. Currently, he is executive producing several new films for Kartemquin.

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Gordon has been a long-time supporter of public media and community-based independent media groups, and served on the boards of several organizations including the National Coalition of Public Broadcast Producers, the Citizens Committee on the Media, the Chicago Access Corporation, the Illinois Humanities Council, the Public Square Advisory Committee and the Illinois Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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Filmography

Executive Producer:

  • 'The Interrupters, in 2011
  • ''No Crossover, in 2010
  • ''Typeface, in 2009
  • ''At the Death House Door, in 2008
  • Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita, 2007
  • The New Americans, 2004 TV episode
  • 5 Girls, 2001
  • Hoop Dreams, 1994
  • Producer:

  • 'Prisoner of her Past, in 2010 (with Joanna Rudnick and Howard Reich)
  • 'In the Family, in 2008 (with Joanna Rudnick)
  • Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes, 2004 (with Jerry Blumenthal)
  • Refrigerator Mothers, 2003 (with JJ Hanley and David E. Simpson)
  • Stevie, 2002
  • Vietnam, Long Time Coming, 1998
  • Chicago Crossings: Bridges and Boundaries, 1994
  • Higher Goals, 1993
  • Grassroots Chicago, 1991
  • ''Golub, 1988
  • Taylor Chain, 1985
  • Women's Voices: The Gender Gap, 1984
  • The Last Pullman Car, 1983
  • The Chicago Maternity Center Story, 1976
  • Marco, 1970 (with Gerald Temaner)
  • Thumbs Down, 1968
  • Home for Life, 1968
  • Director:

  • A Good Man, in 2011
  • 'Prisoner of her Past, in 2010
  • ''Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes, 2004
  • The New Americans, 2004 TV episode (Palestinian story director)
  • Vietnam, Long Time Coming, 1998
  • Golub, 1988
  • Marco, 1970
  • Thumbs Down, 1968
  • Home for Life, 1968
  • Inquiring Nuns, 1968
  • Cinematographer:

  • Golub: Late Works Are the Catastrophes, 2004
  • The New Americans, 2004 TV episode
  • Aging Out, 2004
  • Refrigerator Mothers, 2003
  • Stevie, 2002
  • Vietnam, Long Time Coming, 1998
  • Grassroots Chicago, 1991
  • Golub'', 1988
  • Women's Voices: The Gender Gap, 1984
  • ''Taylor Chain II: A Story of Collective Bargaining, 1984
  • Anarchism in America, 1983
  • The Last Pullman Car, 1983
  • All of Us Stronger, 1976
  • Hum 255, 1969
  • Thumbs Down, 1968
  • Home for Life, 1968
  • Inquiring Nuns, 1968
  • Editor:

  • Marco, 1970
  • Home for Life, 1968
  • ''Inquiring Nuns, 1968
  • Thumbs Down, 1968
  • Writer:

  • The Last Pullman Car, 1983
  • Awards

  • Excellence in Documentary Cinematography at the Sundance Film Festival for Stevie, 2003
  • References

    Gordon Quinn Wikipedia


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