Vol 9, No 2 (2017)

CHRONICLE IN DETAIL | CURRENT EVENTS
Tarkovsky in a Changing Time
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):6-6
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THEORY AND HISTORY OF CINEMA | AUDIOVISUAL ARTS
The Demand for Russian Cinema
Zhabskiy M.I.
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The article proposes a conceptual model representing the sociodynamics of the Russian audience’s demand for national films. The problem of its deliberate regulation based on the statistic data is examined. Statistic data bear sociological evidence of such demand.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):8-21
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Gender Analysis of the Film “The Poet and the Fallen Soul”
Smagina S.A.
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The article deals with the representation of the feminine gender model in pre-Revolutionary Russian cinema. The image of a prostitute and the factors of its shaping are explored. One of the most interesting phenomena in focus is the feminine image created by Alexander Blok. Boris Tchaikovsky’s film “The Poet and the Fallen Soul” (1918) representing this tendency is analysed in the article.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):22-33
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“Cine-Eye”: the Concept of Conventionality in Dziga Vertov’s Documentaries
Mylnikov D.Y.
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Dziga Vertov was a director-innovator who not only developed but also conceptualized the specifics of documentaries. tte article examines the reasons for the motion-picture image conventionality in Vertov’s films as well as the major aspects of his film theory proceeding from the objective laws of visual perception. Such perspective provides a new approach to Vertov’s principle of transforming reality into motion-picture image.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):34-44
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Censorship Machine in the Soviet Cinema of the 1920s
Nasrtdinova A.R.
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Despite all the published prescriptions, lists, memoirs and articles touching upon censors’ activity in the 1920s Soviet cinema censorship has not been am ply described in cinema studies. The article focuses upon the censorship machine used to control the distribution of foreign films prevailing in the first decade of the Soviet period.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):45-55
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FILM LANGUAGE AND TIME | IMAGE GENESIS
The Image of the Invisible Observer in Andrei Tarkovksy’s “Mirror”
Fedotkin S.V.
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The article analyzes the camerawork in Andrei Tarkovsky’s “The Mirror”. It defines the status of the narrator, and the so-called “subjectivity” of the camera. By means of uncommon angles the peeping effect is created as if someone were keeping an eye on the characters. Special emphasis is given to the typology of the characters’ look into the camera. Examples are taken from “The Mirror” and other Tarkovsky’s films.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):58-69
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The Problem of Adaptation of Utopias in Russian Cinema
Shesteric O.V.
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The article is devoted to the specifics of literary utopia adaptation in Russian cinema. The social and art factors which had an impact on the genre evolution are analysed. Special emphasis is given to dramatic aspects. tte use of dedramatization techniques allows to reveal the content and functions of the utopia genre in cinema.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):70-79
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Music in the Metadigetic Space of the Motion Picture
Rusinova E.A.
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This extension of the author’s previous article “udiovisual Means of Creating Metadiegetic Space in Cinema” (see “Vestnik VGIK” #1 (31), 2017) is a historic survey of the sound design techniques which make it possible to use musical expressive means for designating the film’s subjective space (metadiegesis) and separating the metadiegesis from diegesis by means of music.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):80-87
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PERFORMANCE | ART OF PRESENTATION
Compensatory Happy Ending as a Typological Group of a Film Finale
Shevtsov V.A.
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The article investigates a vast group of film finales which can be classified as “compensatory happy ends’’. While occupying different positions on the emotional scale these endings represent the same logical structure: compensation. The author gives extensive examples to illustrate the diversity of narrative solutions provided by the use of such endings.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):90-99
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SCREEN CULTURE | CULTURAL STUDIES. PHILOSOPHY
Desktop Films. To Read or to Watch?
Novikov V.N.
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The subject matter of the treatise is desktop films, a young but gradually gaining popularity format whose elements can be encountered in films of various genres. The author debates if this technology, which suggests using a different visual esthetics, has any potential, what elements this technology is based on and how it transforms the idea of a human being reflected in virtual reality.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):102-112
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WORLD CINEMA | ANALYSIS
Individualism as a Cultural Syndrome in Recent American Cinema
Tsyrkun N.A.
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The article explores the balance of the two basic cultural constructs - individualism and collectivism - and the way it is represented in the American cinema of 2015-2016 as exemplified by a number of films set in the past, present and future. The author comes to the conclusion that in the face of a global peril the idea of individual moral responsibility inevitably leads to the role of collectivism as the essential survival condition.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):114-122
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Cinema of Arabic East: the Problem of Radical Islam
Shakhov A.S.
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The article searches into the processes of reflecting Islamic fundamentalism in Arab cinema, its efforts to assert itself in the Arab world which puts common people on the brink of extinction and jeopardizes the peace on the planet.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):123-132
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FILM BUSINESS | MANAGEMENT STRATEGY AND TACTICS
Culture-Bound Items in the Formation of the Cinema Audiences
Voskolovich N.A., Zhiltsov E.N.
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The article is devoted to the influence of economic, social, communicative and marketing factors on the audience and gives a cross-cultural analysis of consuming entertainment services including cinema attendance. Dwelling on the development of such film market segments as on-line cinemas, paid movie streaming, downloading films, games, music, etc.. which broaden the consumers’ choice and demonstrate the power of theatrical distribution competitors, the authors justify the use of marketing techniques (social network promotion, branding and co-branding programs, etc.) for enhancing the audience’s commitment and loyalty.

Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):134-150
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READING-ROOM | BOOK SHELF
Biblioteka VGIK
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):56-56
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Biblioteka VGIK
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):88-88
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Biblioteka VGIK
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Vestnik VGIK I Journal of Film Arts and Film Studies. 2017;9(2):100-100
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