Ruth 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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Photos, Films, Architecture, Trumpism… and 2018 Challenges

[alert type=alert-white ]Please consider making a tax-deductible donation now so we can keep publishing strong creative voices.[/alert] Around the turn of the year, newspapers and TV channels publish ample retrospectives and forecast possible events for the coming year. I don’t have a crystal ball to predict the future (nobody has it,) however, we can learn …

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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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Crossing Borderlines: Architecture and Sideways

In 1508, Michelangelo, then 33 years old, was called to Rome by Pope Julius II, who commissioned him to paint the Sistine Chapel. “I am a sculptor, not a painter,” said Michelangelo. “You will paint it,” said the Pope, “or else.” What started with the Pope’s idea of painting the twelve apostles became a project …

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