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‘Despite the Falling Snow’ Has All the Spy Nostalgia You Want

‘Despite the Falling Snow’ Has All the Spy Nostalgia You Want

By Anubhuti Kumar and Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under Arts, Film

Triple-threat novelist, screenwriter and director Shamim Sarif's new film "Despite the Falling Snow" takes all of the glory and nostalgia of spy films and brings it to the Soviet Union.

‘Finding Babel’ Makes Russian Writer Into a Folk Hero

‘Finding Babel’ Makes Russian Writer Into a Folk Hero

By Carter Glace, Staff Writer

October 27, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

In the new documentary "Finding Babel," attempting to cover the entirety of the rich history behind famed writer Isaac Babel and his legacy turns out to be too much to tackle in a single film, no matter how touching.