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Eisenstein, Sergei Mikhailovich [1898-1948. USSR. Film Director/Designer/Painter]


Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein was born in Riga, Latvia, Russian Empire [now Rep… subscribers only

Photograph of Sergei Eisenstein

Photograph of Sergei Eisenstein


1. Barna, Yon. Eisenstein. Bloomington, Illinois: Indiana University Press, 1973

2. Bergan, Ronald. Eisenstein: a life in conflict. New York, NY: Little Brown, 1997

3. Bordwell, David. The cinema of Eisenstein. Harvard, Connecticut: Harvard University Press, 1993

4. Bulgakowa, Oksana. Sergei Eisenstein, a biography. San Francisco, California: Potemkin Press, 2002

5. Eisenstein at ninety. Oxford, England: Museum of Modern Art, 1988

6. Eisenstein rediscovered. Edited by Ian Christie and Richard Taylor. London: Routledge, 1993

7. Goodwin, James. Eisenstein, cinema and history. Champaign, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 1993

8. Leyda, Jay and Voynow, Zina. Eisenstein at work. New York. NY: Pantheon Books/Museum of Modern Art, 1982

9. Moussinec, Leon. Sergei Eisenstein: an investigation into his films and philosophy. New York, NY: Crown Pub, 1970

10. Nesbet, Anne. Savage juncturesw: images and ideas in Eisenstein’s films. London: I.B. Tauris & Company, 2003

11. Nizhny, Vladimir. Lessons with Eisenstein. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1962

12. Seton, Marie. Sergei M. Eisenstein, a biography. London: Bodley Head, 1952

13. Swallow, Norman. Eisenstein: a documentary portrait. New York, NY: Dutton, 1977

14. Thompson, Kristin. Eisenstein’s Ivan the Terrible: a neoformalist analysis. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1981



British Film Institute 

Encyclopaedia Britannica 

Ian Christie. ‘From Battleship Potemkin to Baker Street: sightseeing with Sergei Eisenstein’ The Guardian 13 February 2016 


Joe Sommerlad. ‘Sergei Eisenstein: Who was the legendary Soviet film director who made Battleship Potemkin?’ The Independent 22 January 2018 

Museum of Modern Art, New York 

National Art Library Catalogue 

Peter Bradshaw. ‘ Hallucinating history: when Stalin and Eisenstein reinvented a revolution’ The Guardian 24 October 2017 

Russian Archives Online 

Senses of Cinema 


YouTube. Battleship Potemkin (1925) - Full Movie; English 

YouTube. October (Ten Days that Shook the World) (1928) movie 

YouTube. Sergei Eisenstein the Father of Montage 

YouTube. Sergei Eisenstein: The General Line (1929) - complete 

YouTube. Sergei Eisenstein: ¡Que viva México! (1930) 

YouTube. Strike! -Sergei Eisenstein (English Complete) 

YouTube. The Influences and Legacy of Sergei Eisenstein 

YouTube. The Secret Life of Sergei Eisenstein. The Drawings of Eisenstein 

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