Russian Revolutionary Cinema

VMS 253

The origins and development of the revolutionary and experimental cinema in Russia during the last years of the Empire and after the seizure of power by the Bolsheviks in 1917. Films include the classics of the silent Soviet cinema directed by Eisenstein as well as other films by other influential directors. The transition into the Stalinist cinema of the 1930s and comparisons with Hollywood films of that era.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • CZ
Cross-Listed As
  • CINE 264
  • HISTORY 281
  • RUSSIAN 381
Typically Offered
Fall Only