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The Eisenstein Project

Our Eisenstein project continues in 2017 with the eagerly awaited publication of the coffee table book Eisenstein: Works on Paper in collaboration with Thames & Hudson as well as our landmark screening of Eisenstein’s October to mark the Revolution centenary on October 26 2017 with the London Symphony Orchestra at the Barbican Centre…

Gala Screening of The End of St Petersburg

As the Centenary of the Russian Revolution approaches, Kino Klassika Foundation hosted a gala screening of Vsevolod Pudovkin’s masterpiece, The End of St Petersburg (1927) at the Electric Cinema in partnership with Fabergé. The screening launches a season of films and events titled ‘A WORLD TO WIN: A Century of Revolution on Screen’ to mark the Russian Revolution centenary next year. The screening was introduced by famed Petersburg historian Professor Catriona Kelly.

October (1928)
by Sergei Eisenstein

Marking the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, Kino Klassika presents Sergei Eisenstein’s 1928 film masterpiece, October, which recreates the events of October 1917. This British premiere gives us an opportunity to see the film accompanied by music originally composed by Edmund Meisel with the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Frank Strobel.

A World to Win: A Century of Revolution on Screen

Marx proclaimed that throwing off its chains, the proleteriat had a world to win. Kino Klassika will host a season of screenings, talks and events with Regent Street Cinema to mark the centenary of the October Revolution. The season opens with Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, the iconic film the revolution inspired, and goes on to examine a century of revolution on film.

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