International Symposium “ Pioneers of Soviet Ethnographic Cinema ”
Aurora Nevsky pr, 60
International Symposium “Pioneers of Soviet Ethnographic Cinema ”
The symposium addresses questions of production, reception, and legacy of early Soviet ethnographic films that experimented with devising visual formulae for the abstract categories of tradition , civilization, backwardness and progress.
Oksana Sarkisova (Hungary) “From ‘lost in the centuries ’ to‘builders of the future’: People of the Northin Early Soviet Expedition Films”
Ivan Golovnev (Russia) “ Ethno-film: Vladimir Arsen’ev andAlexander Litvinov ”
Caroline Damiens (France) “‘Soviet Nanooks ’:Robert Flaherty’ s influence on Soviet expedition cinema”
Barbara Wurm (Germany) “First time in the cinema or to see oneself on the screen: Alexander Litvinov’s. Early Ethnographic Films