Regina Spektor: Remember Us to Life

Regina Spektor: Remember Us to Life

By Andrew Paschal

It is exciting to see what Regina Spektor can do when she conceives of an album as a holistic unit, rather than a collection of idiosyncratic parts. 26 Sep 2016 // 2:30 AM

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After Images: Poland's 41st Gdynia Film Festival

// Short Ends and Leader

"From painters to interrogators, some of the finest films at Gdynia Film Festival 2016 dramatized real-life figures from the country’s past.

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