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When Monica Marks-Rea isn't volunteering for Filmworks and elsewhere in the community, she loves spending time with her 3-year-old grandson, whom she describes as "a handful."
By Rebecca Horwitz 8.26.2014

Volunteer Spotlight: Monica Marks-Rea

August 2014 Volunteer Spotlight: Monica Marks-Rea Occupation: Monica likes to volunteer. “I do various volunteer jobs. I work with Filmworks, the Warnors Theatre and the revitalization of downtown.” What kinds of things do you do for the downtown revitalization work? “I’ve only been to one of their events so far. It was a meeting right…

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Palestinian American filmmaker Cherien Dabis will make a special appearance at our Sept. 12 screening of her new movie, "May In The Summer." Via Cohen Media.
By Rebecca Horwitz 8.19.2014

Meet Cherien Dabis, a triple-threat filmmaker

Palestinian American filmmaker Cherien Dabis not only stars in our Sept. 12 film “May In The Summer,” but she wrote and directed the multicultural romantic comedy too! Dabis earned her MFA in Film from Columbia University and was first known for her work as a writer and co-producer for Showtime’s “The L Word.” With the…

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Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.