Interview with Writer, Director Mark Marchillo and Producer Micah Brandt About their Delightful Dance Film “Breaking Legs”

By: Saga Elmotaseb With the  whirlwind success of  Sundance institute alumni Damien Sayre Chazelle  “La La Land”  there is a sweat darling of a dance film I would like to focus on. “Breaking Legs” is another testament to the totally tubular decade of the 80’s!!! This film is light and heartfelt and shows that even…

A Conversation With Director Brian Donovan Of The 2016 The Dances With Films “KELLY’S HOLLYWOOD”

  By: Saga Elmotaseb Edited By: Colleen Page “KELLY’S HOLLYWOOD” by Director/Actor/DJ: Brian Donovan and brother of Kelly is a brother’s quest to fulfill his disabled sister’s dream of becoming a Hollywood diva which takes an unexpected turn when it starts to threaten his engagement. The film illustrates both the cost and rewards of unconditional…

A Conversation With Director Derek Kimball and Actress Jane Ackermann Of The 2016 Slamdance Film “Neptune”

  By: Saga Elmotaseb and Danielle McCormick Edited By: Colleen Page Images by: Danielle McCormick “Neptune” is the heartwarming story of Hannah, a 14 year old orphan, who struggles to continue on her obedient Christian path to please her foster father, the local priest, while dealing with the loss of her classmate. This movie offers 110…

A Conversation With Filmmaker Marjorie Conrad Of The 2016 Slamdance Film “Chemical Cut”

By: Saga Elmotaseb Edited By: Colleen Page The Art Of Monteque spoke to director and Screenwriter, Marjorie Conrad during the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival. The Film “Chemical Cut” is about 23-year-old Irene an artistic misfit turned LA model busy searching for identity, inspiration and a kindred spirit while surrounded by competition, absurdity, and so many nude…