Dec 12, 2016
02:42 - What it was like to win the Audience Award for "Almost
There" in South Korea. https://www.kartemquin.com/films/almost-there
08:57 - Jake and Laura are on their third year of making their documentary.
09:48 - How did the team go about putting "Almost There" out into the world?
17:46 - Screening of "Almost There" at Pierogi Fest. http://www.pierogifest.net
23:23 - Troubling/messy correspondence and boundaries.
26:07 - "Stevie." https://www.kartemquin.com/films/stevie
28:18 - How Dan decided to be a filmmaker. Ordinary People http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0081283/ Grey Gardens http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0073076/ Hoop Dreams http://www.kartemquin.com/films/Hoop-dreams Roger and Me http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0098213/ American Movie http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0181288/
32:09 - How did Dan end up working with Martin Scorsese?
37:18 - Coming to Chicago and why Dan prefers documentaries.
42:02 - "The Spanish Prisoner" and working with John Sayles. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0120176/
46:30 - Karen Kusama. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0476201/
47:28 - Sarah Green. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0338320/
51:20 - Kickstarter experience for "Almost There." https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/almostthereproject/almost-there-a-coming-of-old-age-story
55:29 - VHX https://www.vhx.tv
1:00:27 - Getting an interview they'd been trying to get for three years.
1:01:29 - Promotion time: You can find "Almost There" on Hulu and on DVD. http://www.hulu.com/watch/898404 https://www.kartemquin.com/products/k1602/almost-there-special-edition-pre-order-dvd
Intro and Outro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet? (Remix).” Written By: B. Packard and L. Scruggs. Performed By: B. Packard, N. Reyna, J. Scruggs, L. Scruggs.