MONTEREY MEDIA SUPPORTS NATIONAL ALZHEIMER'S AWARENESS DAY
"Of Mind and Music is a quiet gem... outstanding performances. De Almeida, often seen in villainous roles, delivers a beautifully understated turn. Superb cinematography and gorgeous musical score"
- The Hollywood Reporter
Los Angeles, CA (June 14, 2016) - monterey media is proud to support National Alzheimer's Awareness Day on June 20th with a special one day free event screening of the Award Winning film "of Mind and Music" at 1100 Brookdale Senior Living Solutions locations.
"What a fabulous opportunity to give back to the Alzheimer's community, the families and caregivers at Brookdale." stated Tami Miles-Executive Director, Brookdale Senior Living Solutions
"The goal has always been to produce an entertaining movie for the whole world to enjoy, but I am extremely proud that we have also created a powerful tool and message for raising awareness about Alzheimer's." stated Richie Adams, Co-Writer/Director/Producer
"I am very grateful to the cast and crew because this film will have an impact on the urgency posed by Alzheimer's, and the more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease today." stated Co-Writer/Executive Producer, Dr. Nicolas Bazan, M.D., P.HD., Director of Neuroscience Center of Excellence, LSU Health School of Medicine.
"of Mind and Music" based on the acclaimed novel "Una Vida: A Fable of Music and the Mind," by Nicolas Bazan, directed by Richie Adams and starring Aunjanue Ellis ("Quantico", "The Book of Negroes", Men of Honor, The Help, Ray), Joaquim de Almeida (Desperado, Fast Five, Clear and Present Danger), Bill Cobbs (Night at the Museum, Oz the Great and Powerful , The Bodyguard) Sharon Lawrence ("NYPD Blue", "Grey's Anatomy") and Ruth Negga ("Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", World War Z, The Samaritan).
"A deeply moving, absorbing and inspiring story with which millions can identify."About of Mind and Music
-Jeffrey Lyons/LYONS DEN RADIO
"Adams conjures flights of visual poetry"
- Los Angeles Times
"There's a soothing quality to 'of Mind and Music'.... Performances that are superb across the board."
- LA WEEKLY
"A tenderhearted family affair unfolding against the backdrop of some sweet New Orleans street music."
- Kam Williams, Baret News Syndicate
A story about a beautiful street musician suffering from memory loss and a disheartened neuroscientist intent on helping her, bringing together the city of New Orleans and the jazz that made it famous.
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