ON FOREIGN-FILM DIPLOMACY | Why this year’s Golden Globe Awards are so Eurocentric

Have you noticed that the French and the Scandinavians dominate this year’s Golden Globe nominees for best foreign language films? To a disproportionate degree. So what exactly happened that only the French and the Scandinavians grabbed most of the Golden Globes booty? Are the best of the best among this year’s foreign language films really so Eurocentric? Read More


Native American News | Native Voices at the Autry gives “First Look” to suspenseful play by Native American actor, Oct. 25

If you are in the Los Angeles area, you might want to check out this reading, part of Native Voices’ signature FIRST LOOK SERIES: Plays in Progress. Read More

Shantigar, a performing-arts retreat and center, to hold workshops in rural western Massachusetts setting

NEW YORK; LOS ANGELES; and ROWE, MASS: “Acting.” “Being.” “Meditation.” “Awakening vision.” “Radiant health.” “Retreat.” These words and ideas leap out when one speaks of Shantigar, the educational foundation and performing-arts retreat founded by the playwright Jean Claude van Itallie in an old Davenport farm on a mountainside in Western Massachusetts near Vermont. One of… Read More

U.K.’s National Theatre screens Hollywood tribute, “Travelling Light,” direct from London stage

On Thursday, February 9th, the London performance of Travelling Light will be seen via HD live in New York City; Pleasantville, NY; and Trenton, NJ, with more than 3o0 live cinematic screenings unveiling throughout North America Read More