<i>Chess Fever</i>. 1925. USSR. Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin
  • Mother

    1926. USSR. Vsevolod Pudovkin. 95 min.

  • Chess Fever

    1925. USA. Vsevolod Pudovkin. 25 min.

Musical accompaniment by Ben Model. Live English translation by Anna Kadysheva

Sunday, April 22, 2012, 5:00 p.m.

Theater 2 (The Roy and Niuta Titus Theater 2), T2

  • Mother

    1926. USSR. Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin. With its simple theme of a working-class mother developing political consciousness through participation in revolutionary activity, this film established Pudovkin as one of the major figures of the new Soviet cinema. Silent, with live musical accompaniment. 95 min.

  • Chess Fever

    1925. USA. Directed by Vsevolod Pudovkin. This sharp comedy, Pudovkin's first film, was photographed during an international chess tournament in Moscow. Using editing principles he learned in Lev Kuleshov's cinema workshop, Pudovkin ingeniously combines actual newsreel footage of the competition with footage of actors shot in the studio. 25 min.

In the Film exhibition Mezhrabpom: The Red Dream Factory

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