Mother’s Day Memories- A Film by Bill Hoversten

By Vernon Nickerson The power of film to illuminate and educate the audience shines throughout “Mother’s Day Memories”, a short feature film currently selected for eight international film festivals. The tight ensemble cast hits all the right notes to convey the slow erasure of the multiple lives impacted when a parent is losing their memories…

Truth or Falsity

By Stephan Pisko Mind cannot grasp ‘dead end truths’ that is a point of defining depths that fraction falsity a far more intriguing space that mind is familiar with over the decades and centuries of human history. When we say ‘mind’ we identify a ‘conditioned mainstream thought’ which spins it’s ‘defining truths’ like a wheel…

2021 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Top Prizes Go To CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Flee, and Hive  CODA, Summer of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised), Hive, Writing With Fire, and Ma Belle, My Beauty Win Audience AwardsPresented by Acura The 2021 Sundance Film Festival’s Awards Ceremony took place tonight, hosted by…

AVA DuVERNAY JOINS AS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF OSCAR CONTENDER ‘A CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION’ NEW SHORT DOCUMENTARY FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES OP-DOCS, CO-DIRECTORS BEN PROUDFOOT, KRIS BOWERS

NEW VIDEO RELEASED OF DuVERNAY & BOWERS IN-CONVERSATION FILM TO HAVE FESTIVAL DEBUT AT SUNDANCE 2021 TOMORROWFULL FILM NOW STREAMING ON NYTIMES.COM The new short subject documentary A CONCERTO IS A CONVERSATION tells the story of virtuoso jazz pianist and film composer Kris Bowers as he tracks his family’s lineage through his 91-year-old grandfather from Jim…

Sundance ‘21 Goes Beyond Film

Opening Night Welcome, Awards Night, Conversations & More, Available Free & Worldwide Sponsors, Foundations Host Virtual Main Street Venues The lineup for the 2021 Sundance Film Festival, taking place on a Sundance-built and feature-rich online platform, goes well beyond feature and short films, episodic work and the VR/XR of New Frontier — it also encompasses a…

United We Stand

By The Art Of Monteque Team In times of strife we must always remember that we are stronger together than apart. What happened on January 6, 2021 has wounded the heart of humanity in so many ways. While what happened was truly horrific let us not forget it is through those horrific times in history…

Highway’s 2nd Annual Film Maudit 2.0 Festival Returns for Twelve Days of Free Online Screenings Tuesday January 12 through Sunday January 24, 2021

On January 12-24 2021, the legendary L.A. Performance Space and Gallery Highways will present its Second Annual Film Maudit 2.0 festival to showcase and celebrate new outré, unusual and startling films. The Film Maudit 2.0 festival features over 125 works of cinema from 25 countries including films rarely if ever, seen in festivals: works addressing…

What is the Dreamweaver Artist Ranch?

Simply put it is nature at its best. It is tranquility It is inspiration It is creativity It is community It is renewal It is self discovery It is peace The Dreamweaver artist Ranch is where you can live your best life. It is more than a hideaway it is a place where Artist will…

Showered Schmooze Set

By Stephan Pisko When I think of “mission” I’m thinking a godspell gadget with a hanging cross suspended gaping it’s neck who says you have a so called: “mission” in the first place? Your mind perhaps? Sounds like someone has a violent streak instigating a call for “kill the mission?” Ultimately this is a mind…

The Most Important Day

Let us never forget that government is ourselves and not an alien power over us. The ultimate rulers of our democracy are not a President and senators and congressmen and government officials, but the voters of this country. Franklin D. Roosevelt The Art of Monteque wishes for everyone to have a safe and effective Election…