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Glasnost Film Festival: The Trial-II & Adonis XIV

Films by Igor Belyayev and Bako Sadykov

64 minutes

Scene Selection • Closed Captioned

Grades 11 - Adult
Item #:GFF-1190

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Volume 10 of the Glasnost Film Festival.

The Glasnost Film Festival is a 12 DVD collection featuring 22 documentary films produced or released in the beginning of the "Glasnost Era" in the Soviet Union, 1986-1988. These independent films definitively document the historic cultural and political shifts that led to greater openness and the eventual demise of the Soviet Union in 1991.

All were produced originally on 35mm film and are subtitled in English.

The Trial-II, 55 min.
A Film by Igor Belyayev

A collective meditation on the past and future of the Soviet Union, including a testament from the wife of Nikolai Bukharin, a famed Bolshevik theoretician.. The film dramatically chronicles the awakening of contemporary civil identity.

Adonis XIV, 9 min.
A Film by Bako Sadykov

A social parable about a goat named Adonis XIV who is piled with sugar cubes, has bells tied to its horns, and is trained to serenely lead other animals to the slaughterhouse. This short film was banned for 9 years.

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Glasnost Film Festival: The Trial-II & Adonis XIV
Glasnost Film Festival: The Trial-II & Adonis XIV

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