“Combining Education with the Industrial Production …”: the Experience of the Popular Science Films’ Propaganda in the Rural Areas
© Timofey V. Kovalenko
Cand. Sci. (Theory and History of Culture), Deputy Director, Southern Branch of the Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage
Аbstract: The article deals with the specifics of the film propaganda in the context of the cultural policy of the mid-1950s – early-1960s. By considering the main directions and tasks of modernization of Soviet agricultural industry, shows their transformation into active practice of cultural policies implemented in the form of the popular science films’ propaganda in the rural areas of the USSR. The data on the structure of the film propaganda and the film destribution in the Krasnodar region as well as the issues of accessibility of the cinema services to the rural population are presented. An archival document that contains an information on the festival of agricultural films Psebay district of the Krasnodar Territory in 1959 is published first time.
Keywords: cultural policy, propaganda of agricultural knowledge, Popular Science Films, the festival of agricultural films, Krasnodar region, Psebay district.
Funding: This article was prepared as part of the state assignment by Southern Branch of the Russian Research Institute of Cultural and Natural Heritage, research theme 18.1 “Value-regulatory approach as the basis for the implementation of regional cultural policy”.
Article information: Received on Mart 14, 2016, signed by the print, volume 1 / 2016 on April 15, 2016, published on April 29, 2015.
Full bibliographic reference to the article: Kovalenko, T. V., «Soedinyaya vospitanie s material’nym proizvodstvom…»: opyt propagandy nauchno-populyarnykh fil’mov na sele (“Combining Education with the Industrial Production …”: the Experience of the Popular Science Films’ Propaganda in the Rural Areas), Nasledie Vekov, 2016, no. 1, pp. 25-36. http://heritage-magazine.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/2016_1_Kovalenko.pdf. Accessed Month DD, YYYY.