Explore the world of filmmaking with Matt Lauterbach-April 18

Matt Lauterbach, a documentary filmmaker and editor with Chicago's Kartemquin Films, brings his expertise to Arlington Heights through a series of hands-on filmmaking classes for teens and a five-part course for adults. The films created will be showcased at the library in May.
If watching films is more your style, join Lauterbach for Wider Lens documentary screenings that continue throughout April and May.
Wider Lens: All the Queen's Horses
Thursday, April 18, 7-9 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Register
The stunning story of Rita Crundwell and the horse-breeding empire she built with stolen funds, the largest case of municipal fraud in American history. Lesley Kubistal, the film's editor, joins Matt Lauterbach. Not rated; 70 minutes.
Wider Lens: Minding the Gap
Thursday, May 16, 7-9:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Register
Three young men bond together through skating to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown, Rockford, Ill. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. This Best Documentary Feature Oscar nominee is praised for capturing American adolescence. Gordon Quinn, the film's executive producer, joins Matt Lauterbach. Not rated; 93 minutes.

Filmmaker-in-Residence Showcase Celebration
Saturday, May 18, 1-2:30 p.m. / Hendrickson Room / Drop in
Filmmaker-in-residence Matt Lauterbach hosts an afternoon of films made by local teens and adults, sharing their perspectives through the art of documentary short films. Celebrate our filmmakers, enjoy refreshments and wish Lauterbach farewell.
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