Film

From Eisenstein to Tartakovsky – this section looks into classic film and film makers of tsarist Russia and the USSR. If you are interested in modern movies, see our sister site PopKult.

Sexual Revolution through the Soviet Lens: Changing Depictions of Family and Marriage in Early Soviet Film

In his seminal work, Men Without Women: Masculinity and Revolution in Russian Fiction, 1917-1929, Eliot Borenstein characterized the period of Russian history immediately following the October Revolution as an era of immense sexual upheaval, arguing that the Soviet Union experienced not one, but two sexual revolutions occurring “at opposite ends of the sociopolitical spectrum … […]

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