We did write a few times before about the touching documentary: Life in Stills, directed by Tamar Tal, produced by Barak Heymann, cinematography by Daniel Kedem and music by Alberto Schwartz, about the famous Photo House Pri-Or (Allenby Street 30) and the struggle of Miriam Weissenstein (96) and her grandson Ben Peters to keep their shop from being destroyed. The… Read more →
Our permanent readers will know that we just write about Tel Aviv-Yafo, and Tel Aviv-Yafo only. This time we make an exception: in the city of Kfar-Saba, north of Tel Aviv, an exhibition of 6 artists from Delft, Holland (Netherlands) opened a few days ago. The exhibition is a part of the twin-cities project: Delft-Kfar-Saba, a friendship since 1968 (!)…. Read more →
Last evening, the touching documentary: Life in Stills,directed by Tamar Tal and produced by Barak Heymann, did win its first international award: the Talent Dove of the Media Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig at the 54th. International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film. Life in Stills is the story about Miriam Weissenstein and her grandson Ben to keep their… Read more →
After New-York, London, Sao Paulo, L.A., Barcelona, Nairobi,Chicago, Mexico-City, Copenhagen, Toronto, Sevillia, Rome, Bogota, San Francisco, Madrid, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Bucharest, Berlin, Panama-City, Montreal and New Orleans… The first Telavivi Slideluck Potshow took yesterday-evening (September 19th.) place in Tel Aviv at the old town-hall (Beit Ha-Ir, Bialik Square). The Slideluck Potshow is a New-York based, non-profit arts organization, that provides an opportunity… Read more →
During the 13th. Docaviv Film Festival, I was at the premiere (May 16th.) of the documentary: Life in Stills, directed by Tamar Tal and produced by Barak Heymann. It is the emotional story of Miriam Weissenstein (during the shootings: 96 years old) and her grandson Ben in their struggle for their Pri-Or Photo Shop at Allenby 30. Photographer Rudi… Read more →
I did found an awesome article in ‘Haaretz Magazine’ written by Dalia Karper: ‘Lovable Anarchy’ about France Lebee-Nadav who did photograph for 20 years the entrances of Tel Aviv buildings - that no-man’s land that belongs to the yard and the street. “You don’t find spaces like this anywhere else” says France Lebee-Nadiv… Not even in her city of birth, Paris. [building… Read more →
Coming weeks, you could visit the exhibition: ‘And there was evening And there was morning, One day‘ in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (www.tamuseum.org.il). The exhibition shows 159 photos taken by Yossi Breger since 2007 until today in various places around the world: Tel Aviv, Paris, Brussels, Havana, Beijing, Berlin and more-, of buildings, objects, and people telling their stories.
Tel Aviv Fever editor Ed Hofschreuder was asked to provide photo’s of Tel Aviv to illustrate an article about the Israel/Tel Aviv experience of Dutch Playboy Magazine editor Jan Heemskerk, chief editor Marcel Langedijk and friend Joel Fresco under the title: “Playboy’s Wild Weekends” It is a fun story with mixed feelings of the three, but the overall question, “Is Israel no fun?”… Read more →