This is a series of 9 lessons based on films “Solovky Power” and “The Children of Ivan Kuzmich” and interviews by filmmaker Marina Goldovskaya. Topics of the lessons are: The director of the films, About the camp, Heroes, Life in the camp and after, About the film Solovky Power, The country and Stalinism, School 110, Parents and children, Adult life.
Authors: Victoria Thorstensson, Shannon Donnally Quinn, Benjamin Rifkin, Dianna Murphy
New version created by: Shannon Donnally Quinn and Isabella Palange with help from Lidia Gault
Use of excerpts from the films Solovky Power and Children of Ivan Kuzmich in the RAILS lessons is courtesy of Goldfilms.