Diana Clarke

 

Diana Clarke is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press, Dallas Observer and OC Weekly.

Latest Stories

  • In 1995, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin was shot after attending a public rally. Rushed to the hospital, he died hours later. His assassin, Israeli ultranationalist Yigal Amir, is in prison for life, having achieved his goal: Without Rabin,...

  • Ktown Cowboys indicates by its title both insider status and a desire to fit in. Ktown -- short for Koreatown -- refers to the Los Angeles neighborhood marked by art-deco buildings and Korean signage where the film is set. The cowboys of...

  • In the opening titles, Colliding Dreams calls itself "the story of Zionism as told by inhabitants of the land." Note the careful phrasing — "inhabitants," "land" — that doesn't specify which ones but assumes that you, the...

  • In Ukraine, the sky is huge, but nobody ever mentions it. Three men with historical roots in the country walk under the huge blue sky. The grass is gold and green. This is a place of violence; the three men are Philippe Sands, a British Jewish...

  • Nearly all the men in the beige room are wearing sunglasses. Not the fashionable kind, but the thick sort with shiny black lenses that wrap all the way around, lenses that block out all light. These men are veterans of the U.S. military and...

  • Jyoti Singh grew up in an impoverished Delhi family. Her parents hoped that she might achieve financial stability or comfort through marriage, but Jyoti never wanted that: She wanted to be a doctor. How could someone with so little money access...

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