USSR, 1928, 46mn 
Black and white, silent, documentary
The Eleventh Year
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 La Onzième année


Directed by : Dziga VERTOV (Дзига ВЕРТОВ)
Cinematography : Mikhail KAUFMAN (Михаил КАУФМАН)
Production : Département du cinéma et de photographie d’Ukraine ( ВУФКУ- Всеукраинское фотокиноуправление)
Release date in Russia : 1928

DVD with subtitles
Editor : Filmmuseum. 2010.
Intertitres en russe, anglais, allemand

Plot synopsis
Arriving a year late (hence the title, The Eleventh Year), Vertov's film was intended to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution. Many of the experiments with spatial and temporal dislocation seen in his later works make their first appearance in The Eleventh Year, a work of great beauty and emotional force.
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Commentaries and bibliography
Dziga Vertov, la Sixième Partie du monde, la Onzième Année | Albrecht Viktor Blum, Leo Lania, Dans l’ombre de la machine, DVD, Edition filmmuseum, 2010, François ALBERA,, 2010
Les origines du cinéma soviétique : un regard neuf, Myriam TSIKOUNAS, Cerf, 1992

Selected in the following festivals or events :
- Independant European Film Festival VOICES, Vologda (Russia), 2015
- Cycle l'avant-garde russe : 1924-1930, Grenoble (France), 2011
- Europalia Russia 2005, Brussels (Belgium), 2005

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