Gordon Quinn

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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.[1] Gordon Quinn has been making documentaries for over 45 years and has produced or directed over 30 films.[2] 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.[3]

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.[4]


Executive Producer:






  • The Last Pullman Car, 1983


External links[edit]

Gordon Quinn on IMDb


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  2. ^ "Gordon Quinn". 8/1/2014. Retrieved 8/1/2014. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)
  3. ^ "Gordon Quinn: Founder and Artistic Director". 8/1/2014. Retrieved 8/1/2014. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)
  4. ^ "Gordon Quinn". 8/1/2014. Retrieved 8/1/2014. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)
  5. ^ "Awards: Gordin Quinn". Allmovie. Retrieved 5 April 2010.