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Battleship Potemkin
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The silent film by the director Sergei Mikhailovitch Eisenstein (1898-1948), which premiered in Moscow in 1925, became one of the most influential films of all time and was universally perceived as the expression of a new aesthetic. Produced on the anniversary of the revolution of 1905, Battleship Potemkin combined political message and artistic design through the technique of dialectical montage. The impact of the film …

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Oksana Bulgakowa, Mainz, “Battleship Potemkin”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 20 September 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0617>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170409



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