Becoming the documentary film of Ukraine: 1930s Cover Image

Становлення хронікально-документального кінематографу України: 1930-ті роки
Becoming the documentary film of Ukraine: 1930s

Author(s): Oksana Voloshenyuk
Subject(s): Cultural history, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939), Film / Cinema / Cinematography
Published by: Національна академія керівних кадрів культури і мистецтв
Keywords: non-fiction film; popular science film; documentary film; kultur film; Ukrainian factory of documentary;

Summary/Abstract: The origins of modern genre structure formation in non-fiction movies on the film press materials dedicated to the problem with cinema in 1920-30 years are revealed in the article. The particular emphasis is given to news and documentary as well as factual (educational) movies. The ways of national educational and documentary films production typical for that time has been reconstructed. In particular, this research relates to Kharkiv Documentary Studio. Bibliographic information about filmmakers who started the production of non-fiction tapes in Ukraine has been expanded. Different approaches to the film magazines production in 1930 are defined in details. This concerns as attempting to follow periodicals, as postulation of purely cinematographic strategies of reality coverage. The film critics of 1950 -1980 years considered the history of film art development as exceptionally art history. However, it is time to work out a comprehensive approach that would take film production, distribution and audience research factors into account.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 27
  • Page Range: 369-377
  • Page Count: 9
  • Language: Ukrainian