Enthusiasm (Symphony of the Donbass) with live score by That Fucking Tank (15)

enthusiasm

From the archive

This film was last shown on 27 July 2016

Filmed in the coal-rich Donbas area of Eastern Ukraine, Dziga Vertov’s avant-garde black and white film glorifies the Communist illusion, recording numerous actions from Stalin’s first Five Year Plan (1928 – 1932) in the USSR. These include the creation of huge collective farms, the rapid growth of heavy industry and the phenomenon of ‘shock workers’ pitted against each other for increased productivity.

Leeds and Bradford based duo That Fucking Tank have created a new score for the film that responds to the idea of the acceleration of everyday life under mechanisation.


Director
Dziga Vertov
Country
USSR
Year
1930
Duration
67 mins

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