Category Archives: Film

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at How James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ Came to Life

So this week I got a sneak preview at “AVATAR: The Exhibition,” the newest traveling exhibit at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City. I am a fan of the James Cameron film and was psyched to see real props … Continue reading

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Open Call for Artists, Dancers, Musicians & Other Creative Types for Women’s History Month Show in Montclair

So my homegirl, rapper Boshia Raejean, and WeInfinity are curating an event for Women’s History Month (March) in Montclair, N.J., and are searching for participants. WeInfinity Femininity will be at the Majesty Loft in Montclair, “with mostly female artists showcasing … Continue reading

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VIDEO: ‘Senses’ by Summer Dawn Hortillosa, from ‘Kookspeak’

So on Monday, I had the awesome experience of shooting a video in the Landmark Loew’s Jersey Theatre, a gorgeous movie palace in Journal Square, Jersey City. The Friends of the Loew’s, who restored the theater and currently run events … Continue reading

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‘Kookspeak,’ a one-woman show by Summer Dawn Hortillosa, coming to So Low Theater Festival in Jersey City

I am pleased to announce that my one-woman show, “Kookspeak,” has been selected for Art House Productions’ inaugural So Low Theater Festival! “Kookspeak” is a series of monologues from the mouths of people who live inside their heads about everything … Continue reading

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Jersey City teacher’s documentary on PS22 Chorus Oscar journey to premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

Remember the PS22 Chorus, those talented elementary kids who sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” at the 2011 Academy Awards? The ones whose YouTube videos have gotten more than 44 million views? Jersey City teacher and filmmaker Jonathan Kalafer’s documentary “Once … Continue reading

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