“The Chinese Exclusion Act” Shows The true Cost And Exploitation Of The Chinese Immigrants

By William Engel The PBS  broadcast of  “The Chinese Exclusion Act”, was  a daring, sobering documentary about the titular law that prevented Chinese-Americans from being recognized as citizens for more than half a century. Through multiple accounts and both primary and secondary sources, the film provides an in-depth look at the history of the Chinese…

Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning and more join animal coalition in urging Congress to oppose wild horse slaughter

Courtesy of The Humane Society of the United States Robert Redford, Ed Harris, Elle Fanning, Ian Somerhalder and countless other equine enthusiasts joined The Humane Society of the United States, Humane Society Legislative Fund, Return to Freedom and the ASPCA to draw attention to the threat posed to wild horses and burros. (See letter and…

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…