This screening includes Steve James
- Date and time:
- Fri, Oct 24, 2014, From 3–4:15 pm
- 1 hr 15 min
His affiliation with Kartemquin Films began in 1987 with the start of production of Hoop Dreams, for which he served as director, producer, and co-editor. He has since then become one of the most acclaimed documentary makers of his generation, with noted works being Stevie, The New Americans, The War Tapes, At the Death House Door, and The Interrupters.
In addition to the documentaries, his dramatic films include the theatrical feature Prefontaine (1997), which premiered at Sundance, and cable movies Passing Glory (1999) and Joe and Max (2002), which was nominated for an ESPN Espy Award.
His current projects are Life Itself, about the life of Roger Ebert, and Generation Food, a collaboration with author Raj Patel about solutions to fixing the broken global food system.