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Vostokkino (Eastern Cimema)

While Vostokkino produced cinema and handled a portion of its own movie advertising it did not typically produce political posters. Vostokkino was a trust formed in 1926 out of three film companies, Tatkino, Nemkino and Chuvashkino. It produced and exhibited movies in the regions of Central Asia and Siberia. Vostokkino was subservient to the Deputy Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR in Moscow.

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While Vostokkino produced cinema and handled a portion of its own movie advertising it did not typically produce political posters. Vostokkino was a trust formed in 1926 out of three film companies, Tatkino, Nemkino and Chuvashkino. It produced and exhibited movies in the regions of Central Asia and Siberia. Vostokkino was subservient to the Deputy Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the RSFSR in Moscow. The trust was terminated between 1934 and '35 due in large part to inferior cinema technology and a lack of viable film scripts.

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Sources & Citations

Drieu, C. (2018). Cinema, nation, and empire in Uzbekistan, 1919-1937. Bloomington: Indiana University Press.
Rouland, M., Abikeyeva, G.,Beumers, B. (2013). Cinema in Central Asia: Rewriting cultural histories. London : I.B. Tauris.