HISTORIC, RARE, AND IMPORTANT FILMS AND REDISCOVERIES FROM THE LEGENDARY SOVIET STUDIO, INCLUDING RESTORED MASTERWORKS, SEVERAL IN THEIR NEW YORK PREMIERES
This exhibition includes the first Russian sound film, Soviet science-fiction melodramas, a Soviet Western, and key works by such pivotal filmmakers as Boris Barnet, Yakov Protazanov, and Vsevolod Pudovkin.
With 35mm prints and digital restorations borrowed from Berlin’s Deutsche Kinemathek, Moscow’s Gosfilmofond, Paris’s Cinémathèque francaise, Munich’s Filmmuseum, Vienna’s Österreichisches Filmmuseum, and The Museum of Modern Art’s own collection of Soviet films, Mezhrabpom: The Red Dream Factory focuses in on one of the Soviet Union’s most progressive and aesthetically challenging studios, in operation from 1922 through 1936.
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