Abacus wins awards at Sarasota and Ashland!
PBS to bring Abacus to theaters nationwide from May 19
Abacus took home the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the Sarasota Film Festival and the Best Editing: Feature Length Documentary Award at the Ashland Independent Film Festival.
#CIFF41 honors Steve James with Director's Spotlight Award
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail by acclaimed director Steve James will be theatrically released beginning May 19 at the IFC Center in New York City before spreading nationwide.
Abacus heads to True/False!
Acclaimed director and long-time Kartemquin associate Steve James will be honored by the Cleveland International Film Festival with the festival's Director's Spotlight Award. Previous award recipients include the likes of Kurt Kuenne, Jan Hřebejk, John Sayles, Rolf de Heer, Freida Lee Mock, Todd Solondz and Goran Markovic.
Abacus to screen in Portland International Film Festival's Documentary Views section
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail, the latest film from acclaimed director Steve James will also screen at True/False 2017, continuing its successful festival run. It also has screenings ahead at Portland International Film Festival and Port Jefferson Documentary series, with more to be announced soon.
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail voted among Best of Fest at Palm Springs International Film Festival
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail head to the Portland International Film Festival this week to screen in the festival's Documentary Views section, aimed at offering a "fresh perspective on the world we live in and the fascinating people and stories that surround us Other films in the series include Academy Award-nominated I Am Not Your Negro and Fire at Sea.
"The Sungs are the most memorable people of #TIFF16." Abacus is a Hit at World Premiere
Abacus has been voted among the Best of Fest at the 2017 Palm Springs International Film Festival, featuring the award-winning and audience-favorite films of the festival. Lauding the film as an "Immensely sympathetic portrait,"Abacus the festival will screen Abacus on Monday, January 15th at 2PM.
ABACUS generates buzz before highly anticipated TIFF '16 premiere; first exclusive clip and theatrical poster revealed
After three sold-out screenings, wide critical acclaim, and finishing as runner-up in the Grolsch People's Choice Documentary Award, the team behind Abacus: Small Enough to Jail can look back proudly on their world premiere week at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Abacus set for Chicago International Film Festival
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail is one of the most anticipated films of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival ahead of its SOLD OUT world premiere on Sunday, September 11 at 4pm.
New York Film Festival to host US premiere of ABACUS
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail is an official selection of the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival, running October 23-27.
Excitement as ABACUS is revealed
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail will US premiere at the 2016 New York Film Festival. Filmmakers and Sung family to attend.
ABACUS: SMALL ENOUGH TO JAIL - Latest Film from Renowned Documentarian Steve James Receives World Premiere at TIFF 2016 on September 11
After working in secret on the film for over a year, Mitten Media, Motto Pictures, and Kartemquin Films finally revealed the existence of Abacus: Small Enough to Jail on August 8th 2016, as part of the official line-up of the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. We were delighted to see the excited response to the film from critics and fans.
Abacus: Small Enough to Jail to world premiere at TIFF on September 11, 2016. Cast and crew attending.