NYWIFT member Rosie Walunas launched a short independent documentary, The Monolith, as Vimeo Staff Pick on Monday, November 27. It premiered on the highly selective short film website, Short of the Week. She is an editor and producer on the film.The Monolith follows acclaimed New York artist Gwyneth Leech and her latest body of work documenting a building being constructed outside her midtown studio. Through her artistic approach, emerges an obsession with the construction process and the realization that art and life are a constant series of obstacles we must learn to navigate. To learn more about the featured artist, Gwyneth Leech, visit her website.
Watch The Monolith now on Short of the Week.
Rosie Walunas is a documentary film editor. She recently edited on the series America Divided for EPIX and The New Age of Terror for the History Channel. She also worked on the notable documentary series Time: The Kalief Browder Story and Long Strange Trip. Her work has appeared on PBS and NBC, and screened at various film festivals. Rosie grew up watching PBS and has a passion for vérité and character-driven films. She has been an organizer and graphic designer for the Blue Collar Post Collective and is a member of Post NY Alliance in addition to NYWIFT.
The Monolith is directed by Angelo J. Guglielmo, Jr. (The Woman Who Wasn't There), produced and shot by Andy Bowley, executive produced by Andrea L. Smith.
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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
Last updated: Nov. 28, 2017