Kelly Duane: Director & Producer
Kelly Duane founded Loteria Films in 2001 after she co-directed and produced her first documentary film, See How They Run, chronicling the 1999 Willie Brown Mayoral bid for re-election in the city of San Francisco. See How They Run was broadcast on PBS stations and screened in film festivals across the US. After the completion of Monumental Duane was awarded the San Francisco Bay Gaurdian's 2004
Goldie Award in film. Prior to film work Duane was a photojournalist and photo editor for Random House and Chronicle Books. A few book titles to her credit include, Mavericks: The History of Big Wave Surfing, El Capitan, Radiance, Poker, and The Rock and Roll Traveler. She lives in San Francisco with her husband Mario and daughter Lila.
Tony Saxe: Editor
Tony Saxe edited and co-produced See How They Run. He works as a freelance commercial editor for filmmakers and post-production houses such as Mad River and Bob and Sheila's in San Francisco.
Anne Flatte: Editor
Anne Flatte is a San Francisco based documentary film editor who has been has editing independent films, videos, and television programs since 1994. Recent works include Seizing Power (PBS), What Do You Believe? (PBS). Flatte directed and edited Interlove Story, which was broadcast on PBS and won numerous festival awards. She is a graduate of Stanford University's masters program in documentary film and video and holds a bachelor of arts in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of California at Berkeley.
Nathaniel Dorsky: Editor
Nathaniel Dorsky has been making and exhibiting films within the avant-garde tradition since 1964. His works have been shown internationally in museums and theaters and are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), and Image Forum (Tokyo), Les Archives du film experimental d'Avignon, and Le Centre Pompidou (Paris) as well as many universities. Among his better known works are Summerwind, Hours for Jerome, Alaya, Variations, Arbor Vitae and The Visitation.
Brian Maxwell: Executive Producer
Brian Maxwell was a former world-ranked marathoner who created the PowerBar in his kitchen, starting a sports nutrition revolution. He had a deep commitment to preserving the environment and was a strong supporter of David Brower. He passed away in March 2004 at age 51.
Sara Pellegrini: Production Assistant
Sara Pellegrini's digital shorts have screened in Berkeley, San Francisco, and Seattle. Before working for Loteria Films, she worked as a production assistant on the PBS film The Good War and Those Who Refused to Fight It.
Syrup Design: Motion Graphics/Graphic Design
Syrup Design is a fabulous design firm based out of Venice, California. Howard Brown, one of Syrup's founders is one half of the Stewart + Brown design team. They make very cool, sweatshop-free organic clothing. (We are thrilled to be working with them!)
The 'Monumental' Soundtrack includes Music by:
The Beachwood Sparks (Subpop)
The Fruit Bats (Perishable Records)
FCS North (Pacifico Recordings)
The American Analog Set (Tiger Style Records)
Hayden (Hardwood Records)
Kingsbury Manx (Overcoat Records)
(Support good music, BUY cds from smaller labels, burn from big labels only.)
Find out about the Monumental Soundtrack.
Special Thanks To:
Patagonia's Environmental Grant Dept.,
The Sierra Club, and The David Brower Center for their generous contributions towards the distribution of Monumental.
* Alpha Cine: The Northwest's Premiere Digital Film Lab
Alpha Cine's high quality transfers of David Brower's archival 16 mm footage to the digital format has contributed greatly to the film.
Superfluous designed the Loteria Web site.
*Jason Faulkner/O L I V V
OLIVV designed Monumental's Web site teaser.
The music of Plastiq Phantom of Imputor? Records can be heard on the film teaser.
*The Earth Island Institute
*The Sierra Club/William Colby Memorial Library
*The Bancroft Library