Animated Soviet Propaganda - American Imperialists

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Part 1 of 4 of the Documentary "Animated Soviet Propaganda" From 1924 to perestroika the USSR produced more than 4 dozen animated propaganda films. They weren't for export. Their target was the new nation and their goal was to win over the hearts and minds of the Soviet people. Anti-American, Anti-British, Anti-German, Anti-Capitalist, Anti-Fascist, some of these films are as artistically beautiful as the great political posters made after the 1917 revolution which inspired Soviet animation. A unique series. With a unique perspective. Includes interviews with the directors of the animated films which are still alive and commentary by a leading Soviet film scholar. Two hours of documentary and six hours of animated films:

Black and White, 1933, directed by I. Ivanov-Vano and L.
Mister Twister, 1963, A. Karanovitch, Soyuzmultfilm Studio.
Someone Else's Voice. 1949. I. Ivanov-Vano. Soyuzmultfilm.
Ave Maria, 1972, I. Ivanov-Vano. Soyuzmultfilm.
The Millionaire, 1963, V. Bordzilovsky and Y. Prytkov, Soyuzmultfilm.
Shooting Range, 1979, V. Tarasov. Soyuzmultfilm.
Mr. Wolf, 1949, directed by V. Gromov. Soyuzmultfilm.

Igor Kokarev, Professor of Film Sociology, Russian State Film School
Vladimir Tarasov, director/ artist "Shooting Gallery"
Dr. Sofia Marshak, PhD, great-granddaughter of children's poet Samuel Marshak Amalrik. Mezrabpomfilm.

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