SLST 451

Stalinist Cinema

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: RUSS 416

Focuses on the interaction of art, mass entertainment and socialist propaganda in the Stalinist film industry. Major films of the time will be analyzed against the background of contemporary political and social developments.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of SLST 451, RUSS 416.
  • May count towards a Minor in Film Studies.
  • No knowledge of Russian required.

Undergraduate course in Slavic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Summer Fall Spring

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