During the renaissance that was the post-Stalin Thaw period, camera enthusiasm became a notable aspect of Soviet sixties culture. The film clubs opening in various parts of the country were both evidence of and catalyst for a growing cinephilia. At the same time, new domestic production of 16- and 8mm equipment produced growing numbers of people wishing to try their hand at making films.

The post A Synthesis of Ephemeral Forms: Soviet Camera Enthusiasm on the Margins of the Performing Arts appeared first on NYU Jordan Center.

Continue reading…

Latest news from over 110 Russian and Western sources, YouTube and Twitter.
Our archive contains 311,611 news items. 636 articles added this week.