Radio Day

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Nancy Pearlman interviews Rick Meghiddo for KBPK - 91.1 FM - Photo: Ruth Meghiddo

An abridged radio interview for KBPK’s Educational Communications program, hosted by Nancy Pearlman. Mrs. Pearlman is a broadcaster, environmentalist, college instructor, anthropologist, editor, producer and outdoorswoman, who has made safeguarding the earth’s ecosystems a career. The Q & A was recorded in Idyllwild, at the “Pearlman Cabin” designed by architect John Lautner. The film was produced subsequently.

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Architecture + Cinema + Hollywood

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The work-in-progress of the Academy Museum in Los Angeles, designed by architect Renzo Piano, is scheduled for opening in 2019. In “Architecture + Cinema + Hollywood”, the three are connected through images of the museum’s construction at the present time, historic and contemporary examples of architecture, mementos from classic movies, metaphors of Hollywood, and segments from my previous films.

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Idyllwild Idyll

Thursday, September 14, 2017
Pearlman Cabin, Idyllwild. Architect: John Lautner. Copyright Ruth and Rick Meghiddo. All Rights Reserved

Walking through the many trails of Idyllwild provides an excellent source of learning from nature by going back to fundamentals, delivered by boulders and trees: life and death, change, the nature of materials, gravity, light and shadow, adaptation and wise economy of form.

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Tangoing with Paul & Amigos

Monday, August 28, 2017
Sculpture a Walla Walla

A personal view of artist Paul McCarthy’s exhibition at the Hauser & Wirth Gallery, in downtown LA’s Arts District. McCarthy’s large scale sculptures in wood inspired the film’s shooting and editing and triggered associations with other like-minded artists. Tango’s are here used as a metaphor of nonlinearity, Baroque fluidity, dynamism and improvisation.

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The Wright Way – An Overture

Friday, June 30, 2017
Wright in N.Y. b Rick Meghiddo

Why Wright now? What can a man born 150 years ago, tell to a young generation of architects likely to be responsible for the invention of the future? The following documentary is intended to emphasize the link between Wright ideas and the needs of tomorrow.

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