Director Margy Kinmonth provides an insight into what inspired her to make Revolution: New Art for a New World.
The starting point for making REVOLUTION was the great epic film “October” by Eisenstein, a story which I discovered to be a lie and a propaganda exercise, which immortalised the political events through the lens of a great artist.
Watch films online Art was the means to spread the communist ideology, many artists played a key role at the centre of the Russian Revolution. I knew there was a whole story to be told about the artists themselves and how their experiences were so intertwined with political events and creation of propaganda. A very different scenario to today’s art world. Read More