Currently Browsing: Roza Melkumyan
An eruption of color and sound (no pun intended), Fire of Love is mesmerizing, and it would seem that the Academy agrees; the film has just been nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Documentary Feature Film category.
During what might have just been the hottest week of the year in Yerevan, Armenia, I had the opportunity to attend the 19th annual Golden Apricot International Film Festival (GAIFF), the largest film festival in the Caucasus region. It’s been five months, and I’m still reflecting on my experience.
In late October, as reported by the New York Times, an anonymous painting damaged in the 2020 Beirut explosion was identified as a long-lost work of art by 17th-century painter Artemisia Gentileschi. It was found damaged at the historic Sursock Palace on Rue Sursock in the Rmeil district of the Lebanese capital.
For nearly 50 years, Helen Uffner Vintage Clothing has been renting authentic period clothing and accessories for film, television, and theater, providing an essential service to the entertainment industry. I had the pleasure of sitting down with Helen Uffner herself to talk about the company, how it came to be, and how the pandemic has affected business.
In 1536, when King Henry VIII of England gave the order to execute his wife, Queen Anne Boleyn, he sought to erase her not only from memory, but from history. Nevertheless, today – almost 500 years later – she continues to be one of the most famous women in European history.
Centuries after her death, the image of Anne Boleyn continues to stand the test of time, though not without some discrepancy on what that image actually looks like.… read more.