25 jaar Stichting rainbow

Grace Kelly, Bert Maas, Money and Dreams

Theatres, dance, and music venues open-up, and as ‘Queen Corona’ is about to abduct, let’s focus our gaze at another royal: Princess Grace…. We rubbed shoulders with the Monaco royalty back in 2001, when our documentary ‘ISRAEL ROCKS!’ won the URTI Grand Prix for Documentaries, Prix Arman and the Gold Medal at the Monte-Carlo Television Festival. Anyway – When we celebrated the festival and our winning in Monaco, we met a lovely lady, who claimed … [Lees verder]

25 jaar Stichting rainbow

Twelve players, twelve coaches, Israeli on the Dutch football field

Summer, Football, Longing… Being a Documentary producer means having lots of patience… Sometimes it took years before a documentary was realized. Most of the times, actually. But there were a few documentaries that happened just like that. “Arsenal-8, Football for the Soul” was one of those.We were discussing a few ideas for new documentaries with the commissioning editor of the NPS (now called NPO), back in 1995, and none of our ideas took his fancy. … [Lees verder]

Kunst en Cultuur

Repetory Theatre, Israel’s top comedy show comes to The Netherlands

They come, at long last! I’ve seen this awards-winning comedy already five times – and each time enjoyed it more. It’s about a young, timid playwright who is invited by a neurotic, Hamlet-obsessed national theatre manager to discuss his debut play. When art meets production value things are never easy, but nothing could prepare this young man for the crazy ride he is about to take. As the room becomes crowded with ghosts from the … [Lees verder]

Kunst en Cultuur

Oh God! behind the stage…

Secrets from backstage – and special reduced price for readers De Vrijdagavond Wow, what a couple of years we’ve had! What a challenge the Corona years were for cultural events… Luckily, we’re now free to go out and enjoy high quality cultural fun from Israel. We, at Stichting Rainbow, have been juggling restrictions and opportunities, ever since the first lockdown was announced, negotiating and re-negotiating with artists, venues, foundations and funders… As you can imagine, … [Lees verder]