Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films, Gordon Quinn has been making documentaries for over 45 years. At Kartemquin, Gordon created a legacy that is an inspiration for young filmmakers and a home where they can make highquality, social-issue documentaries. Kartemquin’s best known film, “Hoop Dreams” (1994), executively produced by Gordon, was released theatrically to unprecedented critical acclaim. Its many honors include: the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival, The Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, Chicago Film Critics Award – Best Picture, Los Angeles Film Critics Association – Best Documentary and an Academy Award Nomination. Other films Gordon has made include “Vietnam, Long Time Coming”, “Golub”, “5 Girls”, “Refrigerator Mothers” and “Stevie”. Gordon executive produced “Mapping Stem Cell Research: Terra Incognita” and “The New Americans” (he also directed the Palestinian segment of this award winning, intimate, seven-hour series). Recently he produced a film that deals with the human consequences genetic medicine, “In the Family”, and executive produced two films, one about community based conservation in Africa, “Milking the Rhino”, and “At the Death House Door” on a wrongful execution in Texas. In the role of director, he recently completed “Prisoner of Her Past”, about a Holocaust survivor suffering from late-onset post-traumatic stress disorder, and co-directed the 2011 release “A Good Man”, about the dancer Bill T. Jones. Gordon is currently developing ‘63 Boycott. A key leader in creating the Documentary Filmmakers Statement of Best Practices in Fair Use, Gordon encourages filmmakers to educate themselves on the tenets of the fair use doctrine, frequently speaking to the media, legal, and educational communities about this fundamental right.