Despite the Falling Snow

  |  Book Tickets: 17/04/2016
  |  93 min
Rated TBC by the BBFC


Join us for this special screening of Despite the Falling Snow at Picturehouse Hackney, as part of London Book and Screen Week 2016. Sit back and enjoy this breathtaking story of love and betrayal in Soviet Russia starring Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) and Rebecca Ferguson (Mission Impossible), with title song by Ella Henderson and score by Oscar-winning composer Rachel Portman (Emma, Chocolate). The film will be followed an exclusive Q/A with Shamim Sarif, the author, scriptwriter and director of the film, and the executive producer Hanan Kattan, in conversation with Vanity Fair's associate editor and London correspondent Bridget Arsenault, plus a special guest to be announced. There will also be an opportunity to meet Shamim as she signs copies of the book, published by John Blake to coincide with the film's release. Shamim Sarif is an award-winning novelist, screenwriter and film director. Shamim has spoken at TED events in London, Jerusalem and India. In 2008, she received the AfterEllen Visibility Award as international Lesbian/Bi Woman of the Year. London Book and Screen Week is London Book and Screen Week is a citywide celebration of imagination, creativity and culture, all inspired by books. Taking place from 11-17th April 2016, it unites readers, writers, gamers and film fans, with hundreds of events taking place across the capital that celebrate stories and the written word in all its forms.