Action. 5 Minutes of Silence.. (1990)

Film-document №9860 1 part, Duration: 0:10:07 to collection Price category A
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Producer CSDF (RCSDF)

Director: Kopalin V.

Operators: Lomtev A., Grezin V., Lebedev O.


On the total strike of art workers which took place in Moscow on June 28, 1990.

Society, social activities and community organizations

Social life

Temporary description

The film is dedicated to the treatment of workers of culture, education and the arts, members of creative unions to the Soviet government. PM's statement sounds overs. Workers of culture and education, the arts sign Appeal. Moscow. Museum of the Revolution. Lenin Library. Meeting. He read out the text of Appeals (synchronously). Manifestation in the library building, showroom at the Kuznetsk bridge, the Composers' House, the cinema "Russia." Filmmakers meeting in the auditorium. I. Alferov read the text Applications (synchronously). Present: S. Svetlichnaya, V. Ivashov, T. Samoilov. Meeting at the Moscow Art Theatre. Speakers: S. Lyubshin (synchronously), directed by P. Stein (simultaneously in German). Circus on the colored Boulevard. Grand Theatre. A fragment of the ballet "Giselle". Performs theater director VM Kokonin (synchronously). Present N. Gubenko.

Reel №1

The Kremlin.

Cathedrals of the Kremlin, the Red Square.

A poster of the Museum of Revolution.

A panorama of a girl signing the address by workers of culture to the Soviet Government.

People in the museum are listening to the address to Mikhail Gorbachev and members of the Parliament.

People in the street are signing the address.

A street of Moscow, traffic.

Workers of the USSR State Library named after Lenin are picketing at the library with banners and slogans containing demands to increase salary, reduce taxes, etc.

The library.

A panorama of the address being read out in the library, there is a priest among listeners.

A cameraman is shooting.

A panorama of a poster on the wall.

People on Kuznetsky Most Street [Kuznetsky Bridge Street] are reading the address.

A man is signing the address.

People in the Central Exhibition Hall are listening to the address.

A panorama of the announcement on holding a meeting dedicated to the protection of culture.

A meeting at the House of Composers, a man is reading out the address.

People at the meeting.

A cameraman is shooting.

A panorama of passers-by in the streets.

The Grand Kremlin Palace.

A panorama of the Maly Theatre under reconstruction.

The Library named after Lenin under reconstruction.

A panorama of sculptures on the library building.

A wall clock.

A fountain in the square at the cinema “Rossiya” [“Russia”].

A panorama of a woman reading out the address on the cinema stage.

The audience is listening.

The Moscow Academic Art Theatre named after Chekhov.

The actor Stanislav Lubshin addressing to the audience is announcing “minutes of silence” – an act in support of culture protection.

An audience in the hall.

A poster of the performance “Tri Sestry” [“Three Sisters”].

The director Peter Schtein is addressing the audience.

Actors on the stage.

The sign “Zirk” [“Circus”].

An American orchestra’s performance: women are appearing.

The audience is applauding.

An empty circus arena.

A clock.

A panorama of the Bolshoi Theatre under reconstruction.

A poster of the ballet “Giselle”.

A fragment from the ballet “Giselle”.

A chandelier is lightning on.

The director of the theatre is addressing the audience.

The audience.

A panorama of actors on the stage, the USSR Minister of Culture N.N. Gubenko is among them.

The chandelier is being switched off.