Revolutionary reels: Soviet propaganda film and the Russian Revolution
Van Tine, Shalonhttp://links.org.au/revolutionary-reels-soviet-propaganda-film-and-the-russian-revolution
Publisher: International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Date Written: 06/12/2019
Year Published: 2019
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX23946
However, the Bolsheviks would revolutionize Russian cinema as leaders recognized the potential of film propaganda as a way to influence the political and social attitudes of the people. Vladimir Lenin clearly understood the power of film, as he stated, "Of all the arts, for us, cinema is most important."