British Universities Film & Video Council

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Immaterial Bodies: A Cultural Analysis of Early Russian Films

Synopsis
A CD-ROM exploring Russian cinema before 1919 in the context of life and culture in pre-revolutionary Russia. There are over 100 film clips (55 mins), 74 minutes of analysis and commentary by film scholar Yuri Tsivian, 125 pages of additional commentary on the films and their links to the culture. The CD-ROM format allows users to explore and create thei own pathways through the material, as well as record their own analysis and commentary with the Notepad feature. All analysis and commentary is bilingual (Russian and English).
Language
Russian
Country
Russian Federation; United States
Year of release
2001
Year of production
1999
Notes
Reviewed by John Riley in Viewfinder 53
Subjects
Media studies; Russian studies
Keywords
archive films; cinema - Russia; history of cinema; history of Russia; Russia; Russian language; silent films

Distribution Formats

Type
CD-ROM
Format
PC Version
Price
£27.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
129 minutes
Year
2004

Distributor

Name

BFI Video

Email
video.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 7957 8957
Fax
020 7957 8968
Address
21 Stephen Street
London
W1T 1LN
Name

Moviemail

Web
https://www.simplyhe.com/3000-moviemail External site opens in new window
Phone
0844 848 2000
Address
Simply Home Entertainment
PO Box 7741
Ringwood
BH24 9FA
UK
Notes
As of December 2016 the Moviemail web presence is incorporated within the Simply Media website

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