The Sixth part of the world

Soviet Union, 1926

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Dziga Vertov was the founder of the Soviet documentary. He headed a group of experimental documentarists who took the name Kinoki, or Kino- Eyes. As a militant theorist he proclaimed the supremacy of what would now be called Cinema-Verite. His films and his theoretical writings have had an enormous and lasting influence on world cinema. “The sixth part of the World” is Vertov’s lyrical cinema poem to the vast expanses of the Soviet Union, grand, complicated, exotic and hugely popular.

Credits

production company

Sovkino

Duration

01:02:00:00

Production places
Soviet Union
Production dates
1926

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

36736

Language

Russian

Audience classification

G

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Soviet Union - Description and travel

Documentary

Documentary → Cinema verite

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - Soviet Union

Feature films

Feature films → Feature films - Soviet Union

Foreign language films

Silent films

Sound/audio

Silent

Colour

Black and White

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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