Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm Venue: Darwin Lecture Theatre, Darwin Building, University College London
The UCL SSEES Russian Cinema Research Group is hosting the London première of Dziga Vertov's recently rediscovered film, Anniversary of the Revolution (Godovshchina Revoliutsii, 1918).
The screening, which lasts a little over 2 hours, will be introduced by film historian and scholar, Nikolai Izvolov (Museum of Cinema, Moscow), who worked on the reconstruction of the film. It will be followed by a panel discussion with Jeremy Hicks (Queen Mary University of London), Maria Korolkova (University of Greenwich), Kristin Roth-Ey (UCL SSEES) and Robert Service (Emeritus Professor of Russian History, Oxford University, and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow), hosted by Rachel Morley and Phil Cavendish UCL SSEES Russian Cinema Research Group.
Location: Darwin Lecture Theatre in UCL's Darwin Building. Please note that entry to the Darwin Building is via Malet Place.
Further information about the event can be found on the SSEES website.
The screening is open to all. Please also note that, while this is event is free of charge, you are required to register your attendance.
To reserve a ticket, please click here and follow the prompts: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-london-premiere-of-dziga-vertov-anniversary-of-the-revolution-tickets-62048869840
The SSEES-UCL Russian Cinema Research Group are grateful to Jeremy Hicks (QMUL) and Maria Korolokova (University of Greenwich) for the generous financial contributions provided by their institutions, and to SSEES, for providing the RCRG with additional funding.