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This collection of films reveals war, history, current affairs, culture, and society, as seen through the socialist lens. It covers countries such as the USSR, Vietnam, China, Korea, much of Eastern Europe, the GDR, and Cuba. [1917-1989]
Sourced from the archives of the British Film Institute (BFI), Socialism on Film documents the communist world from the Russian Revolution through to the late 1980s. The digitized films cover all aspects of the socialist experience from everyday life and society to culture, the Cold War, memory and current affairs. Geographically the films deal with the Soviet Union alongside groupings of material on Vietnam, China, Korea, the German Democratic Republic, and Eastern Europe, Britain, Spain, Latin America, and Cuba.
UbuWeb is an open-access educational resource for avant-garde material founded in 1996 by poet Kenneth Goldsmith. It offers visual, concrete and sound poetry, streaming videos, oral histories, and sound art archives.
Films/Videos in UC Library Search
Below is a sampling of some of videos and films by or on artists. This list is not comprehensive of our holdings. To search in UC Library Search for films or videos, go to the UC Library Search advanced search screen and enter your keyword, and select the following filter: