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Kartemquin 50th Anniversary outdoor screening of The Last Pullman Car (1983)

  • Comfort Station 2579 North Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL, 60647 United States (map)

Comfort Film is happy to present

A Kartemquin 50th Anniversary outdoor screening of

The Last Pullman Car (1983)

preceded by Trick Bag (1974)

The Last Pullman Car (1983)
Directed by
Gordon Quinn
Jerry Blumenthal
Running time: 56 minutes
Media: Digital Projection
Plot: 1981, Pullman workers found themselves in the midst of a fight not only for their jobs but the future of the American rail car industry.

Trick Bag (1974)
Running time: 21 minutes
Media: Digital Projection
Plot: Gang members, Vietnam vets, and young factory workers from Chicago's neighborhoods tell of their personal experience with racism: who gets hurt and who profits.

About Kartemquin Films: Kartemquin Films, a 501 (c) 3 not-for-profit, has been producing high-impact documentary films on a variety of subjects from its Chicago base since 1966. Kartemquin is a home for independent filmmakers developing documentary as a vehicle to deepen our understanding of society through everyday human drama. Kartemquin acts as a trusted bridge between communities and the media, aiming to foster the growth of passionate new filmmaking voices, and to advocate for the importance of strong local and public media. Kartemquin’s films have won prizes at festivals throughout the world and have been broadcast nationally and internationally to critical acclaim. Our best-known film, Hoop Dreams, won nearly every major critics award and journalism prize.

The screening will be otudoors out on the Comfort Station lawn weather premitting.