The 60s. Half a Century Later. Nostalgia

The author of such books on film history and theory as “Masterpieces of the Documentary Screen” (2015), “The World Documentary Screen” (2011),“The Concept of Reality in Pre-Television Era” (2004), “The Concept of Master Shot in the Screen Document” (2002), “The Issues of Modern Soviet Documentary Filmmaking” (1988), and a number of articles published in various academic journals. Summary: Overlooking the misery of artistic search in modern practice of the national documentary cinema prompts to turn to the experiences obtained half a century ago: the rise of artistic search in the documentaries of the 60-s. The article (conclusion, for the beginning see issue № 4 (26) 2015) examines the socio-psychological atmosphere, which formed “the moral solidarity" of the generation that devoted itself to the renovation of documentary cinema; as well as looking into the makeover of the aesthetics of screen documentary of that time.

Prozhiko Galina S

Dr. in Art, Professor, Head of Film Studies workshop


Author for correspondence.


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