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"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 (March 16, 2016)
- Following its Los Angeles premiere and platform theatrical, monterey media is proud to announce March 29th Digital Download & VOD release of "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 true story with which millions can identify."
-Jeffrey Lyons/LYONS DEN RADIO

"Adams conjures flights of visual poetry"
- Los Angeles Times

"A tenderhearted family affair unfolding against the backdrop of some sweet New Orleans street music."
- Kam Williams, Baret News Syndicate

About of Mind and Music
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.

"of Mind and Music" Specifications:

    Running Time: 97 min
    MPAA PG-13

Special Features:
    Interview with cast and crew

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