Rick Meghiddo

Venice Art Walk

Venice is the hometown of many artists and remains a place of attraction for art lovers. Once a year, the Venice Family Clinic organizes the Venice Art Walk and fund-raising silent auction. In 2019 thirty-four artists opened their doors to visitors. After checking on the artists having open studios, we shortlisted eight: Laddy John Dill …

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And The Winner Is…

“And the Winner Is…” brings segments of a Q&A with the five Foreign Films directors nominated for the Golden Globes Awards sharing their thoughts and experiences on the making of their latest films. Angelina Jolie, Ruben Östlund, Andrey Zvigagintsev, Sebastian Lelio and Fatih Akin sat next to each other at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theater and …

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Netflix Night

IDA’s “Awards Spotlight” event at Netflix’s quarters in Beverly Hills, organized by Amy Jelenko , was an out of the ordinary “Netflix Night.” The spectacular staging was part and parcel of the panel’s presentation. While we listen to stories behind the scenes of four accomplished documentarians – Brian McGinn (Amanda Knox, Chef’s Table,) Ava Du Berney (13th,) Greg …

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Normality “Lo-Normali”

Normality “Lo-Normali:” (ambiguous Hebrew slang for ‘abnormal, crazy, exceptional, wonderful, insane, magnificent’) synthesizes two previously documentaries, “The City that Never Sleeps” and “Jerusalem Journal.” It presents contrasts between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem and within each of the two cities as a showcase intended to defeat misconceptions about Israel’s reality. “Normality” does not produce headlines. Stories …

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Sustainable Architecture Through Students' Visions

The story: A students’ competition, “Solar Decathlon,” for the design of sustainable dwelling units. It is sponsored every two years by the U.S. Department of Energy. Twenty finalist groups build their version of solar-powered houses that are expected to be cost effective, energy-efficient and attractive. The results were shown in Southern California during the first …

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