A SIXTH OF THE WORLD (Dziga Vertov, 1926)

In his essential Dictionary of Films, Georges Sadoul slips in describing Shestaya chast mira as a “lyrical film-poem.” Written, directed and edited by Dziga Vertov, it is, instead, rigorously analytical, breaking down the full, vast range of Soviet regions and populations; but Sadoul may have regarded it through the prism of Vertov’s 1934 Three Songs […]