Journalism & Media

Steve James, director and producer at Kartemquin Films, discusses the role of public media in sharing individual stories. Kartemquin Films has been making documentaries, like Hoop Dreams and The Interrupters, that examine and critique society through the stories of real people for over 45 years. For 30 years, the MacArthur Foundation has supported news and documentary programs like Kartemquin Films that inform the American public about critical domestic and international affairs and policy issues.