Vertov, Dziga, Kino-Eye: the writrngs of Dziga Verlov. Filmography: p lncludes index. 1. Moving-pictures, Documentary-Soviet Union. Kino-Eye (Anglophonic: Cine-Eye) is a film technique developed in Soviet Russia by Dziga Vertov. It was also the name of the movement and group that was defined by this technique. Kino-Eye was Vertov’s means of capturing what he believed to be . In his writings, Vertov chastised contemporary cinematography as being too. The Regents of the University of California. Library of Congress Cataloging In Publication Data. Vertov,Dziga, Kino-Eye: the writings of Dziga Vertov.

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We simply feel that the cinema’s chief function is the recording of documents, of facts, the recording of life, of historical processes. Variant of a Manifesto.

Several films did gain national and even international recognition, such as Vertov’s Three Songs of Lenin and Enthusiasm. Vertov’s writings, collected here, range from calculated manifestos setting forth his heroic vision of film’s potential to dark ruminations on the inactivity forced upon him by the bureaucratization of the Soviet state.

Vertov’s cinematic sziga was a direct response to the truth that he found in journalism and its representations of everyday life.


He wanted a revolutionary form, a form that could represent truth in the way he believed most “acted” films did not. The Kino-Eye was Vertov’s wriyings to what he saw as the diluted nature of “propagandistic-artistic” Soviet film. In fact, Kino-Eye was based more fundamentally on the techniques of the newsreel than on montage or any entertainment-filmmaking process. Kino and the Woman Question: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.

Why the name Kino-Eye?

In his writings, Vertov chastised contemporary cinematography as being too concerned with elements outside of the film shot itself, such as music or literature. Retrieved from ” https: Cinematic techniques Soviet film directors Soviet cinematographers. La Giornate del Cinema Muto. Why is the era of the Civil War missing from your remembrances?

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A history of Russia: Feminism and Soviet Silent Film. The Writings of Dziga Vertov. It’s difficult to stand up ikno-eye the cinema that is acted. Kino-Eye developed as a response to what was happening in much of Soviet cinema at the time Vertov entered the playing field.

It became largely recognized, as members of the film community could not help but recognize the success of works like Man with a Movie Camera. Unashamedly avant-garde, Man with a Movie Camera captures every day actions such as getting out of bed, washing, and even giving birth.


Please log in to set a read status Setting a reading intention helps you organise your reading. To set a reading intention, click through to any list item, and look for the panel on the left hand side:. On the Organization of a Film Experiment Station. Selected pages Title Tne. Vertov thought of the film as the culmination of his previous Kino-Eye features, writing:.

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There has been much debate over whether Kino-Eye was intended as an epistemological form, an emancipatory form, or even a scientific form. They wanted to capture “real life,” which they believed could only be achieved through the objectivity of Kino-Eye.

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We take a stand against all that. On the Film Known as Kinoglaz. Over a decade after the Civil War inVertov wrote:. I, a machine, show you the dziag as only I can see it.