2016 Sundance Film Review: “Sonita”

 By: Alystar McKenneh-O’Neill “Sonita” is the most important documentary of the 21st century. It is extremely well thought out, well shot, and enormous respect goes to Director Rokhsareh Ghaem Magham, who was forced to combine the subject of selling women and forced marriage, into her original subject matter of a woman rapper in Iran, to make an…

Together We Stand United In The Darkness

The Art Of Monteque Team would take to this time to send our prayers and sympathies to our colleagues, our contributors and to the people of  Paris who have been affected by this heinous and hideous act of violence. The Art Of Monteque Team stands With the people of Paris in these dark times. Let these…

The simple power of abiding love, Slamdance 2015 feature film Reveiw: “THE RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE ROBERTS”

  By: Vernon Nickerson It took a village to raise former professional wrestling star Jake “The Snake” Roberts  from the depths of alcohol and substance abuse that almost ate him alive in Writer-Director Steve Yu’s documentary feature film, THE “RESURRECTION OF JAKE THE SNAKE ROBERTS”. Watching how a team of helping professionals and other wrestlers…

To Hold A Pen Is To Be At War

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau There is no amount of words to express our deep sadness over the horrible tragedy which happen yesterday. The terrorist attacked on Charlie Hebdo marks another dark period in history for artists, freedom of speech, and the free press; but most importantly it marks a dark time for humanity. Yet in all…

Celebrate Trans* Awareness Week

      Join the Transgender Awareness Week for a series of educational, artistic and thought provoking events exploring transgender identities. California State University Northridge: November 17 – November 20 2014 Transgender Awareness Week helps raise the visibility of transgender and gender non-conforming people, and address the issues these communities face. This year’s main focus…

Global Million Mask March Hits Hollywood

By Monteque Pope-Le Beau A day after midterm elections and on the eve of the AFI film festival the activist group Anonymous descended upon Highland Avenue and Hollywood Boulevard around 1:00 p.m. with a Global Million Mask March. It was a group of more than 75 people. Many of the participants were protesting a vast…