Current MFA student, David Romberg, receives Heineken VOCES grant announced at Tribeca Film Festival on Apr 20th, for his documentary, MAN OF THE MONKEY. The film is an intriguing legend of a suspicious man living in isolation with a chimpanzee wife. David travels to his childhood home of Ilha Grande, Brazil in search of this man’s story, only to discover that the tale pales in comparison to what he uncovers.
About Heineken VOCES grant
In support of the Latin American Media Fund, Heineken and TFI have established the Heineken VOCES grant. The Heineken VOCES grant provides two additional grants to narrative and documentary projects helmed by Latino filmmakers 21+ living United States and working on feature-length narrative and documentary projects that offer new perspectives on their cultural experience. The mission of the grant is to encourage American Latino filmmakers to redefine, invent, explore and create visions and stories that reflect their diverse cultures. The Heineken VOCES grant encompasses an invaluable mentorship by the prestigious Tribeca Film Institute that exemplifies the Heineken brand promise of opening consumers world through unique and unexpected experiences, making them unforgettable and extraordinary.
For more in formation click on Tribeca Film Festival.