Soviet Film Posters in the Silent Era

Stenberg Bros. <em>Man with a Movie Camera</em> (1929, dir. Dziga Vertov)
Stenberg Bros. Man with a Movie Camera
(1929, dir. Dziga Vertov)
coll. National Film Center
from the FUKURO Ippei Collection
     The National Film Center’s collection includes approximately 140 posters for Soviet films of the silent era, originally collected by FUKURO Ippei (1897–1971), a translator of Russian literature and a researcher of Soviet films.  Approximately 50 of the posters have been specially selected to present the revolutionary poster designs by the Stenberg Brothers and others in the 1920s.  The museum also plans to present screenings of films selected from the posters to be exhibited.


Related events
Film screenings (with commentary and piano accompaniment)
July 30 (Thu.), July 31 (Fri.), Aug. 1 (Sat.), 2009
MoMAK 1F Lobby (maximum capacity 200), 500 JPY per day
films and commentary in Japanese only

Lecture: “Russian Avant-Garde Film Posters and Their Surroundings”
Aug. 1 (Sat.), 2009  2:00–3:30PM
MoMAK 1F Lecture hall (maximum capacity 100), free admission
Lecturer: MOMIYAMA Masao (curator, The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama)

Exhibition dates
Friday, July 3 – Sunday, August 23, 2009
Closed on Mondays
Exception: Open on July 20 (Mon./holiday), closed on July 21 (Tue.)

Regular hours
     9:30AM–5:00PM (admission until 4:30PM)

Evening hours (every Friday)
     9:30AM–8:00PM (admission until 7:30PM)

Exhibition checklist
Soviet Film Posters in the Silent Era: Exhibition checklist (PDF, 57.5KB)

The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto
National Film Center, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo

  Day of admission Group (20 or more)
Adult 420 210
University students 130 70
High school students, children under 18 Free Free

Publicity materials
Flyer  PDF (852KB)


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