1917 – The Real October
St. Petersburg 1917. The frontline of the global war is coming closer everyday; people are hungry, worried, angry. In February the tsar is overthrown. Many artists are euphoric: Revolution! Freedom! Freedom, finally? No. Starting in October, the Bolsheviks rule by themselves. What were poets, thinkers, and avant-gardists like Maxim Gorky and Kazimir Malevich doing during this drastic change of power?
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. A sunny day.
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. People are waiting.
A train station somewhere in Germany. A bomb threat. Serenity.
On the way back from film shootings the filmmaker was stranded at this place.
More about this short film in production.
After the Germany Premiere of Katrin Rothe’s animated documentary 1917 – The Real October in the Volksbühne theatre on April 20, 2017 at 8 pm, the film will have two more screenings: on April 21, 10:30 pm at
Happy team members after the world premiere of 1917 – THE REAL OCTOBER at the Solothurn Film Festival in Switzerland on January 21, 2017! A trailer and info can be […]