Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

'Woman in Gold' Tells Story of Quest for Painting Stolen by Nazis

Simon Curtis’ legal drama Woman in Gold is based on the true story of an American Jewish refugee from Austria who fights to reclaim a famous Gustave Klimt painting stolen from her family by the Nazis during World War II. Fifteen years ago, Maria Altman hired a young lawyer, a family friend, to help her sue the Austrian government to recover the painting, which was on display at the Belvedere Museum in Vienna, home to the world's largest Klimt collection. The film portrays the...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter