Stephen Borunda is an educator and filmmaker currently located in Baltimore, Maryland. He completed his undergraduate and graduate education at the Johns Hopkins University. Stephen loves metaphysical films, photography, inspirational poetry, philosophy with political utility, and bashing his head in as a rugby player. Hopefully, his writing doesn't suffer too much as a result of this trauma.
For Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky, the artist was inextricably joined to his society, both its benefits and its ills. Tarkovsky defined these colloquies between
About midway through Andrei Tarkovsky’s feature 1962 film debut of Ivan’s Childhood, in the midst of a Russian battlefield field torn asunder during World II,