Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Native Filmmakers Lab Fellows

  Five Indigenous filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the 2020 Sundance Institute Native Filmmakers Lab, reimagined and expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Lab is at the core of the Institute’s commitment to supporting Indigenous storytellers since its founding. At the Native Filmmakers Lab (June 29–July 10), Fellows will workshop scripts…

Happy Forth Of July

Happy Fourth of July   From all of us at The Art Of Monteque, we want to wish you and yours a very  safe and happy Fourth of July full of wonder, peace, and unity. Sincerely The Art Of Monteque Team        

Sundance Institute Selects 2020 Art of Editing Fellows

8 filmmakers have been chosen to participate in the Sundance Institute’s inaugural Art of Editing Lab and Fellowship. This is a new Lab developed after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, expressed digitally this year on Sundance Co//ab. The Fellowship evolved out of the Documentary Film Program’s standing commitment to supporting new voices in nonfiction…

1091 ACQUIRES AWARD-WINNING FILMMAKER, FUTURIST, AND VISIONARY BEST-SELLING AUTHOR CAROLINE CORY’S LATEST DOCUMENTARY

“SUPERHUMAN: THE INVISIBLE MADE VISIBLE” FOR JULY 14 RELEASE WORLDWIDE The Provocative Exploration of the True Potential of the Human Mind Features Interviews and Experiments with Corey Feldman, Naomi Grossman, Rachele Brooke Smith, Karina Smirnoff, Robert Picardo, Michael Dorn, Tom Campbell, Dean Radin, Rudolph Schild, Glen Rein, and Jim Gimzewski. 1091, the global distribution partner…

The Wonderful Watermelon

  By Jannie Vaught The (Cucurbitaceae) along with cantaloupe, honeydew, and cucumber originally domesticated in West Africa. This is a vining flowering plant with over 1000 varieties. The health benefits are Beta carotene and phenolic antioxidant found in the red to orange colors and it gets better as the melon ripens Low in calories and…

Rachel Mason Reopens a World of Memories and Family Dynamics in her Netflix Hit ‘Circus of Books’

By Mike Szymanski When I first met Rachel Mason, I was unprepared for the wave of personal emotions, memories and love that would overcome me after first being touched by this talented performance-artist-turned-filmmaker. Her touching family story is told in “Circus of Books” which thankfully has eclipsed “Tiger King” as Netflix’s go-to odd documentary. It’s…

Father’s Day Message

    A father  is neither an anchor to hold us back nor a sail to take us there, but a guiding light whose love shows us the way.” —Unknown   It takes someone of love, gentleness,wisdom, patience, understanding, and compassion to be the an true example of humanity. There are so few examples in…

Library Book Irrelevance

By Stephan Pisko There are library books’ within this time and environment culture that have absolutely no relevance to anything meaningful (or) useful they don’t really support anything intellectually worth while. So what are these books doing on library shelves? Who picks these pathetic prize? It seems to me that nobody clearly perceives “exactly as…