OUR AFRICA: Thousands of Kilometers of Soviet Film

 

Director: Alexander Markov
Country: 
Russia
Year: 
2012
Running Time: 
20 min.
Language: 
Russian

Markov-para

There are seven hundred documentary films catalogued under the keyword “Africa” in the Russian State Film and Photo Archive. In a certan sense, the relationship between the Soviet Union and Africa in the post-war period was one of pure cooperation. When the Soviet empire collapsed, however, Africa was completely forgotten.