Welcome to issue 34 of EatDrinkFilms. Communal and cultural bonds are to the fore this week in Cari Borja's tribute to the cinema and storytelling of the late African filmmaker Ousmane Sembène—the subject of a new documentary set to debut at Sundance—and Julie Lindow's visit to the Greek restaurant Souvla. Also in EDF34: one of the masterminds behind the Found Footage Festival discusses the wackiest reaches of vintage video, and we offer some holiday kicks in the form of champagne cocktails and sugar cookies. (Click 'Letter From the Editors' below for more….)
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Of all the first world problems, a glut of champagne may be the First-Worldiest. But there’s no denying the stuff flows like a river come the holidays. A few classic drinks make excellent use of that surplus bubbly.
Two little plastic boxes containing leaf-shaped copper cookie cutters were a gift from years ago that sat unopened on a shelf in the kitchen for a long time. Happy was the day I finally opened the packages, and found on the back of the box my new all-time favorite recipe for Rolled Sugar Cookies. Continue reading →
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