“Where We Begin”: A Short Film About The Simplicity Of Love

The Art Of Monteque in Association with The Ultimate Underground The endurance of love shown through the everlasting beauty of dance with Director Mitsuyo Miyazaki’s Short Film “Where We Begin”. “Where We Begin” premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival  and it will be screening again April 25th.  In the film Sophia (Iris Karina) reflects on her past in the last hours of her life – … Continue reading “Where We Begin”: A Short Film About The Simplicity Of Love

A conversation with Director Linda G. Mills and her new short film, “Better to Live”

By:Vernon Nickerson Edited By : Colleen Page There have been some excellent films this year at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, there is one that should not be missed;  that is ” Better To Live”  short film that is packed with more emotion than a rollercoaster ride.   The art of Montague was able to speak with the filmmaker of this wonderful and touching film … Continue reading A conversation with Director Linda G. Mills and her new short film, “Better to Live”

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: Time and Talent Too Beautiful to Lose: A Review of “Better to Live”

By: Vernon Nickerson Linda G. Mills’ gem of a short film, “Better To Live” had its World Premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. Plus it was THE OFFICIAL SELECTION of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. “Better To Live” showcases the “heartbeat” of New York City- its creative young adults – even as it provocatively highlights how they speak out to their peers about the complex issues of coming out, … Continue reading The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Review: Time and Talent Too Beautiful to Lose: A Review of “Better to Live”

An Generational Experience: A Interview with the filmmakers of “Requiem for the American Dream”

By:  Vernon Nickerson Edited By : Colleen Page During the Tribeca Film Festival The Art Of Monteque got to sit down with the wonderfully talented  filmmakers Peter D. Hutchison, Kelly Nyks, and Jared P. Scott who are behind the extraordinary film “Requiem For An American Dream” , the Dr. Norm Chomsky documentary.  Which had its debut premiere Friday April 17th to wide acclaim. When were … Continue reading An Generational Experience: A Interview with the filmmakers of “Requiem for the American Dream”

We Have Met The “Frenemy” and IT IS US: A Review of Requiem for the American Dream Which Will Premiere At The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

By:  Vernon Nickerson The writing and directing team of Peter D. Hutchinson, Kelly Nyks, and Jared P. Scott have  struck pure gold with their new documentary featuring the fact – based reflections of Dr. Noam Chomsky, distinguished linguistics scholar, intellectual and participant observer in the epic history of the United States over the last half – century.  The four years spent filming Professor Chomsky, who … Continue reading We Have Met The “Frenemy” and IT IS US: A Review of Requiem for the American Dream Which Will Premiere At The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival

A Passion for Merging Past and Future: An Interview with Marco Kalantari, writer and director of “The Shaman”

By: Vernon Nickerson Edited By : Colleen Page As a hardworking  artist and creative it is hard to miss what a true genius  Marco Kalantari is and  how humble he is about his craft. A bridge to many different cultures Marco Kalantari is truly a mirror of cultural diversity. The Art Of Monteque had  a chance to sit down with the writer and director to talk about his premiere … Continue reading A Passion for Merging Past and Future: An Interview with Marco Kalantari, writer and director of “The Shaman”

WOW! You must run, don’t walk to catch Marco Kalantari’s featured short, “The Shaman” at The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival!

By: Vernon Nickerson Excellent high-quality production values (sets, costumes, 3-d imagery, etc.) combine with a superb cast ably lead by Danny Shayler as the title character and Susanne Wuest as his nemesis, Colossus, to transport us completely to a post apocalyptic 2204 world that has seen 73 years of continuous war. In this dark time, Shaman’s (our heroes) track and convert the souls of their … Continue reading WOW! You must run, don’t walk to catch Marco Kalantari’s featured short, “The Shaman” at The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival!