1917: Why The Russian Revolution Matters-Trailer

To mark the centenary of October 1917, this remarkable myth-busting documentary explains the significance of the Russian Revolution. Humanity’s greatest experiment in social change is brought to life through compelling interviews, incisive analysis and extraordinary archive. The film, which has won accolades for its educational value, challenges ahistorical and myth-making approaches to this landmark event in human history. Watch Director Ceri Dingle explain why the centenary is significant on Sky News. The film also featured on the Today programme and reviews include this one by Professor Philip Hammond.

The film premiered at the Battle of Ideas Festival in 2017 and in Berlin in 2018 and is now available on DVD from our shop or to download or stream from Vimeo on Demand here. Why not screen the film and invite a speaker this October?