1917 Der Wahre Oktober = 1917 The Real October

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Barcode: 58963969 Call Number: V-GER 430 Material Type: Video -DVD Time: 90 min. Date: 2017 System Requirements: ALL / Region 0 Language: German, English Creator: Directed by Katrin Rothe Description: St. Petersburg 1917. The frontline of the global war is coming closer everyday; people are hungry, worried, angry. In February the tsar is overthrown. Many artists are euphoric: Revolution! Freedom, finally? No. Starting in October, the Bolsheviks rule by themselves. What were poets, thinkers, and avant-gardists like Maxim Gorky and Kazimir Malevich doing during this drastic change of power? In the film, five of them alight from the director's piles of books as animated cut-out figures. With their own recorded words in their mouths, they participate in salons, committees, and street riots. Subjects: Documentary, Animation, Biography Collection: Language Resource Center