Representing Revolution: Russia in 1917

To mark the centenary of the October Revolution, Dumfries TUC, in partnership with the local Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre (RBCFT), the Scottish Labour History Society and the Scottish Morning Star Campaign Committee is organising Representing Revolution, a programme of American, British, French and Russian (Soviet) films to explore how the October Revolution has been presented in film.

The event will take place over the weekend of Friday-Sunday, 27-29 October at RBCFT and guest speakers, including Professor John Foster (Glasgow), Professor Lesley Milne (Nottingham) and Dr David Archibald (Glasgow), will introduce and lead discussions on the films, which comprise Warren Beatty’s Reds (1981), Sergei Eisenstein’s October (1928), David Lean’s Doctor Zhivago (1965/6), Chris Marker’s The Last Bolshevik (1993), Nikita Mikhalkov’s At Home Among Strangers (1974) and Vsevelod Pudovkin’s The End of St Petersburg (1927).

Further details here:

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