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Dziga Vertov (I) (1896–1954)


Dziga Vertov was born on January 2, 1896 in Bialystok, Grodno Governorate, Russian Empire [now Podlaskie, Poland] as Denis Abramovich Kaufman. He was a director and writer, known for Man with a Movie Camera (1929), Three Songs About Lenin (1934) and The Sixth Part of the World (1926). He was married to Elizaveta Svilova. He died on February 12, ... See full bio »

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 1954 Novosti dnya
 1941 Blood for Blood, Death for Death (Documentary)
 1941 V rayone vysoty A (Documentary)
 1938 Tri geroini (Documentary)
 1937 Lullaby (Documentary)
 1937 Pamyati Sergo Ordzhonikidze (Documentary)
 1934 Three Songs About Lenin (Documentary)
 1930 Enthusiasm (Documentary)
 1930 Zvukovaya sbornaya programma No 2 (Documentary) (directed by)
 1929 Man with a Movie Camera (Documentary)
 1927 The Eleventh Year (Documentary)
 1926 The Sixth Part of the World (Documentary)
 1926 Stride, Soviet! (Documentary)
 1925 The First October Without Ilich (Documentary short)
 1924 Humoresques (Short)
 1924 Sovetskie igrushki (Documentary short)
 1924 Kino Eye (Documentary)
 1923 1 May in Moscow (Documentary short)
 1923 Automobile (GUM) (Documentary short)
 1923 Give Us Air! (Documentary short)
 1923 Kino-pravda no. 14 (Short)
 1923 Kino-pravda no. 15 (Short)
 1923 Today (Short)
 1923 State Film Studio Calendar (Documentary short)
 1922 Istoriya grazhdanskoy voyny (Documentary)
 1922 Trial of the Socialist-Revolutionary Party (Documentary short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 12 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 11 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 10 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 9 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 8 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 7 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 6 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 5 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 4 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 3 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 2 (Short)
 1922 Kino-pravda no. 1 (Short)
 1921 Agit-Train of the Central Committee (Documentary short)
 1919 Protsess Mironova (Documentary short)
 1919 The Brain of Soviet Russia (Documentary short)
 1918 Godovshchina revolyutsii (Documentary)
 1918 Kino-nedelya (Short)
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Elizaveta Svilova  (his death)
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The pseudonym "Dziga Vertov" literally translates as "spinning, turning". The artist adopted this moniker whilst experimenting with film and audio recordings in the mid-1910s, and kept it for the rest of his career. See more »

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