UKRAINE IN FLAMES (Aleksandr Dovzhenko, Yulia Solntseva, 1943)

Documenting the German invasion of Ukraine during the Second World War, Aleksandr Dovzhenko and wife Yulia Solntseva‚Äôs tremendous Bitva za nashu Sovetskuyu Ukrainu is structured as a series of rolling waves. It alternates between two kinds of passages: those showing German atrocities and those showing their target: Ukrainians in their lives; the perseverance of these […]